Museums in Banff

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Museums in Banff

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  • Sharon R
    Tucson, Arizona228 contributions
    The family own the site and there are amazing artifacts. The guide had tons of interesting facts. Loved the bead work and some of the history.
    Written 18 June 2022
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  • Mark H
    Penrith, UK54 contributions
    This is a large museum with various elements. I was particularly gripped by the stories of the creation of the National park, and the various debates and challenges. The museum was free to enter when we visited, so this gave us an excuse to spend some money in the excellent book shop! I bought a book on the history of Banff national park which I was gripped by for the remainder of our stay in the park.
    Written 23 June 2022
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  • leslie D
    2 contributions
    The staff was excellent, our rooms were comfortable. I enjoyed the atmosphere, watching elk graze a marmots sing in the morning :)
    Written 5 June 2022
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  • Jerry A
    10 contributions
    Amazing architecture; very glad they saved this historic building. Nice collection of stuffed animals mostly from the park. Has a good story of preservation and conservation.
    Written 24 April 2022
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  • Amanda_B109
    Edmonton, Canada414 contributions
    Absolutely love this gallery. We have bought many things over the years from jewelry to paintings. Service is outstanding. I am in Edmonton and watch their emails, in case I see something I want! I bought a painting last month, delivered to us promptly and well packaged and safe on arrival!
    Written 8 November 2021
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  • Ruth S
    Bellevue, WA691 contributions
    Just happened to see this as we were exploring Banff Avenue downtown Banff. Really enjoyed the photography and the displays.
    Written 10 June 2022
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  • Shikha K
    Vancouver, Canada30 contributions
    Wonderful place to stop and view portraits of Canadian art, collectibles, and Inuit art. It has 3 galleries with an amazing array of art- wonderful place that is a must see for art collectors.
    Written 8 July 2021
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  • jmch491
    Washington DC, DC89 contributions
    This house is along a street with other historic houses, and it is worthwhile to stop in. In addition to a lovely arrangement of objects showing how this family lived, the garden is beautiful!
    Written 26 September 2019
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  • BenLar137
    Calgary, Canada14,059 contributions
    Not too many people would go into a museum just to learn about the history of skiing, so it's a win-win that they have these informative displays in the Cascade Shops mall. It makes the time in the mall more interesting and the museum gets to tell its story. Banff has quite a storied history relating to skiing, and it was fun to take a dip in the information.
    Written 1 October 2018
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  • BenLar137
    Calgary, Canada14,059 contributions
    Tucked away in the lower floor of Glyde Hall is this great place that exhibits amazing contemporary art. The halls are very spacious with great lighting, and they get fascinating shows in. We were at the Banff Centre to take in the Mountain Film Festival, and popped in to see was on offer. Staff were helpful and friendly, and very campy exhibit really complemented the films at the festival.
    Written 18 November 2018
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  • Ana Sloaki
    New Orleans, LA11 contributions
    Lot of variety and very clean place. They sell lot of nice stuffs and we bought few items as gifts from them.
    Written 6 February 2020
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  • BobHLeverett
    Melbourne, Australia2 contributions
    Visited this gallery late summer 2019 when it first opened in the morning. The selections available in the gallery are varied and interesting. All seemed to be of high quality. The owners were friendly, interactive and very helpful. There is a fine selection of black and white photography produced by one of the owners. The experience was excellent. This is certainly a gallery that is well worth a visit and not to be missed when you are in Banff.
    Written 26 December 2019
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  • Monte G
    12 contributions
    Beautiful photographs of wildlife and the Rockies! Many images printed on aluminum which really make the photos come to life. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff who know the area and the wildlife.
    Written 11 June 2022
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