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Banff Park Museum - National Historic Site of Canada

http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/ab/banff/index.aspx

Banff Park Museum - National Historic Site of Canada

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Built in 1894, this was the first museum in Banff and included part of the house originally intended for the first Park Superintendent George A. Stewart. In 1903 it was replaced by a more sophisticated building designed by John Stocks, an engineer for the Territorial Government. Built in the rustic building tradition, it is the oldest natural history museum in Western Canada. The large central lantern is a distinctive feature of the building. From 1904 to 1937 a park zoo and aviary operated adjacent to the site in today’s Central Park.

Free for members of Friends of Banff National Park.


Address

91 Banff Ave.
PO Box 900
Banff, AB   T1L 1A9
(403) 762.1558


Hours

Winter
October 1, 2009 - May 14, 2010
13:00-17:00 everyday
(Site tours 14:30 pm Sat/Sun)

Closed December 25

Summer
15 May 2010 to 30 September 2010
Seven days a week 10:00 - 18:00
Daily Tours 15:00

Fees:
$3.95 adults
$3.45 seniors (65+)
$1.95 youth
Free for members of Friends of Banff National Park.


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