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Inside the Civic Museum series presents: Craft Beer & Place

Thursday, July 26, 7 pm
Civic Museum of Regina 1231 Broad Street
Seating is Limited
FREE Event

Dr. Vanessa Mathews, urban geography specialist at the U of R, has set her sights on Regina’s craft brewing scene! As part of her current research programme, Vanessa is examining the extent to which craft beer contributes to local economic development patterns, and the production of distinct place identities and meanings. Starting with historic small batch breweries in Regina and leading through to the contemporary growth in the local craft beer scene, Vanessa’s presentation highlights how the production and consumption of beer fosters community, economic development, and a sense of place. Join Vanessa at the Civic Museum of Regina for an evening of beer, history, and fun!

RSVP to or 306-780-9435





Wall Telephone

Wall TelephoneThe wall telephone was used in most homes after 1911. The sizes, shapes, colours and materials changed over the years and the demand grew for more than one phone per household.
An early Government of Saskatchewan model 1900, this telephone was acquired by the museum in 1983.


The first telephone company in Regina was Bell Canada Company. By the Fall of 1882, the town boasted 20 telephones in use on 10 private lines.