The oldest natural history museum in western Canada, the Banff Park Museum is housed in a monumental 1903 log building in downtown Banff, Alberta. The museum holds more than 5,000 natural history specimens collected from the park around the early 1900s. This turn-of-the-century taxidermy collection continues to thrill visitors curious about the mammals, birds, insects and fish found in the Canadian Rockies.
Banff Park Museum
- 91 Banff Avenue, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1A9
- Wednesday-Sunday 10-6 p.m.
- (403) 762-1558
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- Guided Tour
- National Historic Site
- Wheelchair Access
91 Banff Avenue, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1A9
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