Solstice

Dirt Hills Archaeological Tour Jul 28

Learn some local history at archaeological sites on this tour in the rolling Dirt Hills near Avonlea. U-drive this guided, 60 km roundtrip from the museum (high-clearance vehicle recommended). Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the prairie at the Man Effigy while stunning views from the Claybank Ceremonial Circle leave you breathless.

July 28, 2017 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm

Dirt Hills Solstice Tour

Learn some local history at archaeological sites on this tour in the rolling Dirt Hills near Avonlea. U-drive this guided, 60 km roundtrip from the museum (high-clearance vehicle recommended). Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the prairie at the Man Effigy while stunning views from the Claybank Ceremonial Circle leave you breathless. Visitors learn about celestial alignments at summer and winter solstices and how this large stone circle is like Stonehenge.

June 18, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm

Dirt Hills Archeological Tour

Attend this u-drive guided tour (about 60 kilometres roundtrip) to archaeological sites on private land in the Avonlea area. First, we visit the Ridgway Man Effigy to learn about stone formations and local history there. The tour continues to the Dirt Hills to see the Claybank Ceremonial Circle. Visitors learn about celestial alignments at summer and winter solstices and how this large stone circle is like Stonehenge. We thank local landowners for allowing us to visit these sites. High clearance vehicles recommended, but not required.

July 16, 2016 - 1:30pm

Dirt Hills Solstice Tour

**  CANCELLED - due to poor weather conditions **

June 21, 2016 - 7:30pm
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