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A Visit to the Remington Carriage Museum, Cardston

00 Remington Carriage Museum, Cardston (114)

Every now and then a trip takes you to fascinating destinations in the least expected places.  Most people visit Cardston because of its close proximity to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Waterton Lakes National Park (Alberta) and Glacier National Park (Montana).  Little did I expect to find a world-class museum in this town of less than 4,000 residents.
The Museum tells the story of horse-drawn wagons in North America and is the largest museum of its kind in the world.   Most of the collection deals with wagons and carriages from the 19th and early 20th century, when horses provided the main means of transportation.  You’ll be impressed by the depth of the collection, with more than …

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