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
TV shows filmed at historic places across Canada
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia to Richmond, British Columbia 5 places
The film and television industry love using historic places as part of their sets for their cinematic creations because historic places tell stories, and they create a nostalgic backdrop for modern stories. Next time you watch your favourite shows, you might just catch a glimpse of a quaint historic fishing village in Nova Scotia or spy a […]
All Aboard! Awesome locations for Transportation and Architecture enthusiasts of all ages
Toronto, Ontario to Stirling, Alberta 13 places
For lovers of transit, transportation, and the industrial/scientific revolution.
Banff, Alberta to Rycroft, Alberta 5 places
Dunvegan Provincial Park is a great place to camp & tour the historical trading post!
My Hopeful list!
Chambly, Québec to Vancouver, British Columbia 7 places
A mix of places I have seen and enjoyed and beautiful settings I hope to visit!