About Banff Park Museum, Alberta
Built in 1903 for Victorian era visitors who wanted to see the wild animals without much trouble, Banff Park Museum is the oldest natural history museum in Western Canada.
It houses mounted specimens of fauna, flora and minerals associated with the Banff national park.
What to do at the Banff Park Museum?
The only place which ‘guarantees’ the wild animals viewing in Banff: see more than 5,000 natural history specimens of the Banff park. Some specimens are more than a century old.
Appreciate the museum building – the architectural style and detailing of the 1903 log building.
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Where is Banff Park Museum?
Banff Park Museum location/directions
Located on the Banff Avenue, the museum is about 600m away from the visitor centre. Click on map tab for directions.
The museum can also be reached by Roam bus .
GPS : 51.17377,-115.571629
How much to see the Banff Park Museum ?
Banff Park Museum Admission/
Adult (17 – 64) : $ 3.90
Child/Youth (6-16) : FREE
Senior (17 – 64) : $ 3.40
Family (upto 7; two adults max) : $9.80
When to visit Banff Park Museum?
Banff Park Museum Hours
|January 1 – May 14||Wednesday to Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|May 15 – October 15||Open daily: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|October 16 -December 31||Wednesday to Sunday: 1 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|* December 25||Closed|
How long will it take to see Banff Park Museum?
Depending on your interest, half an hour to 1 hour.
What about amenities, access & parking
Gift shop and Wheel chair accessible.