Steam Engine at the Western Development Museum - Moose Jaw

Sukanen Ship Village & Museum

Box 2071
Moose Jaw, SK
S6H 7T2
Phone: (306) 693-7315
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The Sukanen Ship Museum tells the story of Tom Sukanen, a Finnish immigrant and shipbuilder who decided to build a ship in the middle of the Saskatchewan prairie with the intent to sail it back to Europe.

Step inside the massive ship, the Dontiainen, and learn more about this fascinating story!

The museum also offers many more buildings and artifacts to explore, including a post office, general store, school house, and the Diefenbaker Homestead, first home of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker.

Collection Highlights:  Tom Sukanen Ship / 100 year old grain elevator / Diefenbaker homestead house / Railway station includes living quarters / Antique auto and old tractor collection.

Location Notes

8 miles south of Moose Jaw on Hwy 2

Operating Season

May – September


9 am to 5 pm Monday - Saturday; 12 to 6 pm Sundays during the summer months. 

Admission:  Adults $8 / Seniors & Students $7 / Children $5

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