Mountain View County is home to several high quality museums and archives, featuring a number of dedicated volunteers and staff ensuring the story of local history and heritage is preserved.
Each of the museums and historical societies is provided with an annual $6,000 contribution by Mountain View County. This alotment is reviewed annually by Council and staff to ensure it is meeting the needs of the local museums.
The museum features the McCaig House from 1901 which is a restored, furnished homestead house, and the "Olde Tyme Sweete Shoppe". Located at 1138 Nanton Street in Carstairs. Open year round.