History of Carriages
The world’s largest carriage museum, the Remington houses over 300 coaches, carriages, wagons, and sleighs. Tour the main gallery where 16 different exhibits take you through the 19th-century horse-drawn era. The museum is just 40 km away from Waterton Lakes National Park and Montana's Glacier National Park.
Hollywood has made the covered wagon and the stagecoach icons of the idealized Old West. Climb into the stagecoach used by Jackie Chan in Disney’s Shanghai Noon and by Tom Selleck in Crossfire Trail. Travelling is a lot different now, no doubt about it (for more reasons than air conditioning or travel mugs), but thanks to the Remington Carriage Museum, you can discover the fascinating stories of transportation. The world’s largest carriage museum, the Remington houses over 300 coaches, carriages, carts, wagons, and sleighs. Tour the main gallery where 16 different exhibits take you through the 19th-century horse-drawn era. Visit their horses in the stables, tour the tack room and coach house, or experience interactive exhibits and a working restoration shop! Plan to spend between 1.5 to 2 hours on-site exploring the galleries and touring around.
Take a guided tour and experience the history of the carriage industry and society during the horse-drawn era in Remingtons' interactive galleries. Enjoy a seasonal carriage ride through Lee Creek Valley that includes a tour of the stables and a demonstration of horse care.
This is a great stop when you’re enjoying Waterton Lakes National Park or Montana's Glacier National Park, just 40 km away. Cardston is a two and a half hour drive south of Calgary, right at the start of the Cowboy Trail.