The Museum of Making

The venue for West By Design – Rock & Steel
Ghost Lake, Alberta

The Canadian Museum of Making is a privately owned underground museum hidden in the foothills. The Canadian Museum of Making began as a personal project to save intriguing machinery and tools from being discarded from local shops, and grew into a renowned, private museum which gathers items from all over the world that live in the intersection between engineering and art. The collections focus on the mechanical wonders, both famous and forgotten, of the Industrial Revolution in Canada, Great Britain and the United States, restoring pieces to working order and recording their stories for museum visitors and future generations.