PROJECTS AT THE MUSEUM

Past Projects

As a museum we are always looking at creative ways to generate revenue. Not only for operating costs but for actual restoration projects, event planning and travelling exhibit opportunities.

1999 = Ranger Station added to village

2003 = Reception Gallery built

2006 = World of Wildlife is built

2012 = Trapper Cabin (Replica) is built

2012 = Chapel (Replica) is built

2013 = Village Stage is built

2014 = Peace Pole installed

2014 = Digital Sign purchased

2015 = Fence Project begins

2015 = Art Mural Project begins

2015 = Fundraising for museum addition begins - land purchased

2016 = Barn repainted

2016 = Replace reception gallery and wildlife exhibit lights to LED

2016 = Blacksmith shop renovated 

2017 = Ranger Station stove restored

2017 = Ranger Station hole in roof gable repaired

2017 = Reception Gallery General Store renovated

2017 = Pioneer House wooden sidewalk removed 

2017 = Ferryman House repaint

2017 = Administration Office repainted

2017 = Refresh museum website

2018 = Bergen Schoolhouse steps replaced

2018 = Upgrade security system and emergency lighting

2018 = Reception Gallery & Wildlife roof replacement including eves and downspouts

2018 = Time Capsule

2018 = Metis Exhibit Revitalization

2018 = Whiskers becomes museum mascot and gets his own Instagram page

2019 = Youth Building renamed Round Building - facility rental space, equipped with public wifi, LED lights

2019 = Round Building water fountain repaired

2019 = Gathering area sidewalk - connecting round building to gallery

2019 = Install gallery AED

2019 = Modify Gallery entrance for limited mobility visitors

2019 = 3 large village trees removed due to age and health

2020 = Village exterior solar lights installed

2020 = Reception Gallery South wall & door re-painted

2020 = Barn concession modified for Timeless Antique Photo Booth (Costumes, props, and set)

2020 = Gathering area gravel and rock fill

2020 = Memorial Tree installed for Volunteers

2020 = Women of Aspenland Exhibit Revitalization

2021 = Village ground and garden - identification

2021 = Reception Gallery - Reception Renovation

2021 = Reception Gallery - Storage Space

2021 = Ranger Station chimney refurbish

2021 = Museum Programming

2022 = Collections - Software upgrade

Current Projects

There is ALWAYS something to upgrade or repair. We are able to provide charitable tax receipts to those that donate. 

 

Here are some of our on-going projects:

  • Lower Village - irrigation lines

  • Lower Village - sandbox project

  • Lower Village - volunteer memorial garden

  • Tractor Exhibit - restoration

  • Agriculture exhibit - pole shed cover & restoration

  • School house - repaint & chimney repair

  • School house - Bell tower maintenance

  • Pioneer house - Ramp Replacement

  • Reception Gallery - Exterior Signage

  • Archives - Digitization Project