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Galt Museum & Archives

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Address: 502 1 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 403-320-3898
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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a small museum providing a brief but interesting history of the southern Alberta area and its history.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Galt is a wealth of information about Lethbridge and the surrounding area. Every week they have drop in talks by various well informed historians of the area.

Thank Wayne M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum isn't just a place for tourists but also locals! They run great kids programs every Saturday that are included in your $30 family membership! It's amazing! Plus their permanent exhibits are always fun to check out, very child friendly.

Thank Dusty H
Lethbridge, Canada
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434 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly, what is in this place anyway? The exhibits are woefully meagre and could have easily fitted in a place 1/10th this size. This seems like one of those prototypical municipal money pits where the city builds a grand palace to its cultural aspirations but ends up providing very little of tangible value to the visitor. You can learn more... More 

Thank metaungulate
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Staff are amazing, weekly art projects with the public and special needs clients. Very informative and fun for all. Feature local artists and exhibits mthly. Also featured is a lovely shop with a wide selection of items for sale.

Thank Michelle B
Lethbridge, Canada
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Stopping here is well worth the I. Visit parkingis out frontl the attractions are plentifull. Many thingsI to see

Thank kitman2012
Claresholm, Alberta, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you want to learn the history of Lethbridge this is the place to go. They have a great interactive play/learn area for the kids. The gift shop has many different gift items for all ages.

Thank Bob M
Vancouver, Canada
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80 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

a small museum providing a brief but interesting history of the southern Alberta area and its history.

Thank Rotten-Ronny61
Cave Creek,Arizona
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Very nicely done with many dioramas of the history and times of Lewis and Clark and their discoveries. Local Indians of the day and how they helped Lewis and Clark. Wonderful looking rooms showing how things looked way back when and the hardships they had to endure. Very impressively done.

Thank MickeyAZ
Great Falls, Montana
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I visited the museum on Labor Day. The outside of the museum appears rather small, but they managed to pack a lot of content into the space they have. The main exhibit is the Discovery Room, a multi-faceted collection of different stations, each explaining an aspect of life in the Lethbridge area through history. We spent two... More 

Thank JandD594
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff were very friendly and helpful! I really enjoyed browsing for family history in the archives, the historic displays and gift shop.

Thank ReeseLondon

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