Bow Valley Heritage
The Bow Valley is rich in history and culture. For the month of July, explore the museums and historic sites which help tell the story of Banff and Canmore – from the story of the Stoney Nakoda and other Indigenous people who call the Bow Valley home to the story of formation of Banff National Park to the story of coal mining in the region. There is so much waiting to be explored this July in Canada’s iconic Rocky Mountains!
The Banff Park Museum is the oldest natural history museum in western Canada.
Connecting our community with its culture, history, and landscape for over 37 years.
The Canmore NWMP Barracks brings to life the story of the NWMP in the Canadian Rockies.
Explore the Cave and Basin, the trails, the historic buildings and the art exhibits.
The Luxton Home tells the 90 year history of a Banff pioneer family.
The Whyte Museum inspires discovery and wonder when people and the Rocky Mountains meet.
Banff, Alberta to Banff, Alberta
50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 35 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration
The Hidden Black Cityscape
Saint Marys Parish to New Brunswick 15 places
Explore Fredericton’s early Black history. Often missing from the modern cityscape.