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Address: 93 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
Phone Number: 1-403-762-1558
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Museum housing stuffed wildlife that was once hunted in Banff National...

Museum housing stuffed wildlife that was once hunted in Banff National Park.

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lots of animals

lots of animals to view. gives you a very god idea about the diverse wildlife in banff national park.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2015
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Adelaide, Australia
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159 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While with a tour group we were given a warm welcome followed by a good tour. We were addressed by representatives of the local traditional owners who told us about some traditional activities and actively involved about 60 people. A good place to visit..

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Thank Matthew L
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72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

lots of animals to view. gives you a very god idea about the diverse wildlife in banff national park.

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Thank tdunmir
Canmore, Canada
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126 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The building is impressive from the outside, resembling a gigantic fort made of logs. Inside...Outside...not so impressive anymore. Mannequin scenes were too fake and stereotypical. Staff was very nice and helpful! There's free and good coffee there. Next door, the Indian Trading Post is half the size of Buffalo Nations, and, while it has some pretty nifty stuff for sale,... More 

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Thank akravitz2015
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

the building is very old and interesting. there are many stuffed animals on display. the museum is well worth a visit.

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Thank john b
Red Deer, Canada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Great experience to see all of the mounts and different animals. Wonderful history! Highly recommend!

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Thank Samandsilver
napa
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Self guided tour. The receptionist was helpful. A great exhibit of animals from the area. The exhibits and building are well preserved.

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Thank b r
Northampton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Well worth a visit to look at animals you might not see or will never see again. The history of this place is also worth investigating

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Thank Wizardblue14
Hastings, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Do not miss this outstanding building and it just gets better when you venture inside and take in the workmanship that went into the building. Then the exhibits are a fine example of taxidermy of the day with egg collections of the bird life of the area perhaps not the modern way but we must thank those who set up... More 

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Thank David E
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The Banff Park Museum is an interesting place. It's a museum of the beginning of the National Parks in Banff, but it is itself part of that history. The building itself is an architectural gem, build entirely of wood and designed to let natural light in. The bulk of the exhibits are stuffed native animals and birds--not what you'd see... More 

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Thank MikeT19278
Prague, Czech Republic
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50 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Great museum of the museum, very friendly and helpful staff, nice exhibits, good to visit when in Banff.

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