Luxton Home - Historic Places Days

Luxton Home

Banff, Alberta
Type
House Museum/Homestead
Address
206 Beaver Street, Banff, AB, Canada
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Hours
Thursday - Sunday & Holiday Mondays, 10am - 4pm
Phone
4037622105

The Historic Luxton Home tells the story of a Banff family – Norman Luxton, Georgina McDougall Luxton and their daughter Eleanor. A family of pioneers: Norman sailed in a dugout canoe from Canada to Australia in 1901; Georgina, on record as the first white person born in Alberta in the 1870’s, grew up in Morley speaking the Cree language before she spoke English; and Eleanor, after earning multiple university degrees, designed locomotive engines for the CPR in the 1940’s. The Home Museum features a glimpse into the life of this amazing family and of Banff over a period of 9 decades. It houses stunning collections of First Nations artifacts, paintings, china, furniture and more. The Luxton Garden is also part of the historic footprint, with 120 year old lilac trees and a garden designed in the Arts and Craft Style ca. 1910. 

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

206 Beaver Street, Banff, AB, Canada
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