Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

111 Bear Street ,Banff, Alberta, 1L 1A3



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Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

About Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies showcases the history and culture of Rocky Mountains through ethnographic displays, art and artifacts and videos.

The museum also houses the library and archives of the Alphine Club of Canada. Heritage home and cabins of former pioneers are also located on the museum grounds.

What to do at the Whyte Museum?

Things to do at Whyte Museum

Explore the largest collection of literature and art pertaining to the history of Canadian Rockies.

View the old postcards, cameras and photography collection especially by Byron Harmon.

Get to know about the lifestyle of Stoney Nakoda Nations people through their traditional clothing.

The young ones will enjoy seeing the specimens of native animals of Banff and the Rocky mountains.

Understand the history of railroad through the Canadian Rockies.

Seasonal art exhibitions in the downstairs gallery.

Take a tour of the heritage homes that belonged to Moores and Whytes which houses all the original contents including furniture and paintings.

Who all can go and enjoy Whyte Museum ? – All

How to get to Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies?

Whyte Museum location/Directions

Whyte Museum is located at 111 Bear Street. Click on the google map to get directions.

GPS : 51.175375,-115.57303

How long will it take to see Whyte Museum ?

Depending on your level of interest – half an hour to well over two hours.

How much do the Museum visit cost?

Whyte Museum Admission / Fees

$10 Adults/$9 Seniors
$4 Students and Locals (Banff, Lake Louise, Canmore and Morley)
Children under 12 – Free

Extra for Heritage Homes Tour.

CAA / AMA members can Save 20% on admission.

When to see the Whyte Museum?

Whyte Museum Hours / Time

Closed December 25 and January 1.

2020 Hours

Monday – Wednesday, Closed
Thursday – Friday, 12 – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m.


What about amenities, access and parking at the Whyte Museum ?

Restrooms. Gift shops.

Wheelchair access.

Parking available in a small lot in front of the museum.

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