The Mennonite Heritage Village was founded in 1992
to establish a historical Mennonite Village depicting the life and
times of early settlers in the Swift Current area, and to develop
appreciation for the contributions made to this country by Mennonite
To achieve this, we
generate educational and recreational programs as well as collect,
restore and maintain authentic artifacts depicting the historical
era from the 1880s to the 1920s.
The Mennonite Heritage Village is classified as a Living Museum,
and as such aims at obtaining standards for the site as outlined
by the Museums Association of Saskatchewan.
They came in the early 1900s to breathe a soul into
a barren land. They came to plant for success. They were
who got up when they fell down. They achieved their goals
with a strong will, a settled purpose and invincible determination. "And
God let the hungry live because they sowed fields and planted
gardens and the yield was fruitful."