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Glenbow Museum

130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0P3, Canada
+1 403-268-4100
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Great resource for Calgary

Took my two 10 year olds for the day and they loved it. Were big fans of the Asian displays as well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew F
via mobile
A variety of tastes

During one of my friends' visits to Calgary, we decided to add a visit to this museum. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“first nations” (66 reviews)
“asian art” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0P3, Canada
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took my two 10 year olds for the day and they loved it. Were big fans of the Asian displays as well as the gems/minerals on the top floor. Took us about 3 hours to get through the whole thing! Was a great experience!

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed yesterday

During one of my friends' visits to Calgary, we decided to add a visit to this museum. We enjoyed every bit of our time there. There is so much to see - and the changing exhibits provide for new material and reasons to attend. As...More

Thank H0nestH0telReview
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spent a wonderful afternoon at the Glenbow. A well thought out presentation of Alberta's history and how the province fits in to the rest of Canada. Very enjoyable and educational.

Thank pbsnorth88
Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice museum with varied exhibits including Western Canadian Art and Photography, Asian Art, Militaria, Anthropology, Mineralogy and History of Alberta among others. Though not as extensive as the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, this museum was not bad and worth spending a few hours.

Thank George S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the exhibits that visit this museum. It gives you an opportunity to see things you otherwise wouldn't be able to.

Thank W W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only had 5 hours to walk downtown Calgary, visited Bow River Park, and Glenbow Museum an excellent building with children visiting in different shows, one sees it is a much loved institution. I saw a first rate photography show of the expendions in the...More

1  Thank valentemrs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent spaced out museum (more an ethnic gallery) and art / photographic exhibition. The intricately laid out chronology of Alberta / North West is carefully and critically laid out. Refreshingly so relative to many other "local" museums. The detailed rendering of the treatment of First...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

OK, before reviewing the Glenbow, let me tell you what a ***fantastic deal*** a membership is for the locals. Not only are you supporting the Glenbow, but you get discounts at local eateries Rosso and Milestones along with the gift shop discount. And you even...More

Thank JillKeats
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Considering most museums are fairly simple this has lots of different things to do and areas to see i went on a day date here with my partner and spent 2hrs here it was very interesting and a resonable price. Will be back

Thank jessicarussell2015
Reviewed 4 April 2017

If you have been to the museums in the States then you would definitely be disappointed with this one in Calgary. Most of the exhibits remain the same throughout all these years. The place just doesn't feel very welcoming as it is dark and small.

Thank Luke L
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Teague D
Whats Your Address??
27 January 2016|
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Response from DiamondDiva60 | Reviewed this property |
130 9 Ave SE in downtown Calgary
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kathyleeoceanside
Are there daily docent tours ?
21 October 2015|
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Response from Lapster2011 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a school tour and no daily listed tour. Group tours are available after booking ahead. Strangely enough, fees for group tours are higher than for solo visitors, $20 v. $16. Hope info helped.
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Lori H
is there an entrance fee, if so how much
2 March 2015|
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Response from Tripsterchick | Reviewed this property |
Adult admission is $15, senior $10, student $10, youth $9, child age 6 or under free, family $32. Check Glenbow's website for details and opening hours.
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