Events and Places

medalta – more than a museum

It was a hot day in July when my Mom and I rolled into Medicine Hat to visit the Medalta Potteries National Historic Site. This place is more than a museum. It showcases the ruins of the original factory, the history of Medalta pottery and the items once made there, an art gallery and working studio where you can see pottery being made.

beehive ovens

These kilns were used as ‘hotels’ in the evenings during the Depression by men looking for work.

museum

The main entrance is pretty stylish. Continue reading “medalta – more than a museum”