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Western Canada's oldest natural history museum, Banff Park Museum offers visitors a chance to browse some 5,000 vintage specimens - from stuffed bears to minerals and plants. A visit to this 'Museum of a Museum' is a great way to get an up-close...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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93 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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This museum is very beautiful from de outside, but once you're inside you will discover a magnificent jewel, the collection of animals from the region goes beyond expectation, everything is well preserved, and the experience is unforgettable
Este es un museo de amimales silvestres del parque pero disecados, es como un museo de la muerte, hay animales muy bellos!! pero me costo mucho conectar con eso. No es para todos!!
This is a museum of wild animals in the park but dissected...More
Surprisingly, we all really really loved this museum. We learned all about local bison, looked at all the incredible specimens from another time, and then had a hunt for the turkey vulture mentioned in the exhibit describing the Banff Zoo. Also, it was snowing and...More
surprised upon entering. I didn't know the museum was about all of the wildlife in the area and taxidermy was amazing. Small museum but informative when you make the time to read about the species of the area. The curators were very informative and friendly.
This natural history museum, in a historic building in downtown Banff, is best known for its large collection of wildlife residents of the area, now stuffed and mounted. These old specimens, gathered back when there was an abundance of wildlife in the park environs, offer...More
Unless you are a local with a great knowledge of the fauna of the Banff area the display of taxidermically preserved specimens should help identify animals glimpsed or fully seen. The collection is historic, so acceptable. Thank goodness the building, dating from the early twentieth...More
One of the oldest buildings in Banff (1903) the Banff Park Museum is only around $4 entry and was a good way to view at all the animals native to the area. If your not into stuffed animals I would give it a miss as...More