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The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum

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Address: Whistlers Inn, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: 780 852 3361
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Description: This museum offers a look at the many animals of Western Canada in their...
This museum offers a look at the many animals of Western Canada in their natural habitat.
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Only $1.50 per person to enter. Not a large place by any means but it has some really well done taxidermied animals inside. Great place to spend some time on a rainy day. Our kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Only $1.50 per person to enter. Not a large place by any means but it has some really well done taxidermied animals inside. Great place to spend some time on a rainy day. Our kids really enjoyed it.

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Gibsons, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We didn't realise the museum was in a basement of a hotel which was weird. We were expecting to pay $3 but groups between 2 & 6 get in for $6 so 4 of us paid $1.50 each! We had the place to ourselves and loved every minute of it all! Took many photos to prove others disbelief and may... More 

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Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you're looking for a half hour or less to kill to check out this place... think its only $6 if i remember correctly but there were some interesting animals and set ups in there

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A well hidden treasure that does not appear to have the exposure it deserves. Any family visiting would have to walk away with the feeling of time well spent. Its not overly large but contains enough specimen's to make for an informative 30minutes or so good value education. Highly recommended.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This quirky little museum is located in the basement of whistlers inn, it's a totally unique stop that is filled with plenty of local taxidermy. It's kind of small but there is plenty to see!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

For a non-local this was a great stop (we were able to accurately identify the family of lynx crossing the highway on the way out of town - WOW!!). Great taxidermy, creative placement of partial animals. Would have been nice to know how the collection came about. Could be tricky to find - downstairs at the Whistler Inn; known alternately... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great array of "stuffed" wildlife. Not sure how the Javelina Hog from Tucson, Arizona got there but well worth the price of admission! Self guided tour 15-30 minutes.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped in here after eating dinner at Cassino's...what a cute museum. Museum is small but jammed backed with animals and they are very well done - kids would love it and the price is right - worth checking out

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

When the weather is not good you find something to do indoors. The cost was worth it and the location was right. We even made a game of it by identifying the animals that were done by very good taxidermists.

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Not much to do in Jasper in November . Nice place to stay, great service, nice rooms, great location. Nice museum

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