The Souris Valley Museum, as a public museum, strives to achieve excellence in all of its programs and activities. Through collecting, preserving, researching and exhibiting the objects, images, documents and stories of Estevan and area’s past, the Museum cares for the history of the region. By complimenting permanent museum displays with temporary and mobile displays, educational programming and special events, the Museum endeavours to provide knowledge and opportunities to diverse residents and visitors of all ages and aims to inspire a strong sense of identity and pride for Southeast Saskatchewan’s rich heritage.
The Museum, as a pioneer and settlement museum, functions in cooperation with and as a complement to existing museum facilities within the City of Estevan and surrounding communities. The Museum will work with other museums and galleries of the region to offer unique exhibits and ensure that each cultural institution is able to maintain their intentions without conflict. The Museum will also collaborate with other institutions, whenever possible, to offer comprehensive programming and special events to the public.