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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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A great Surprise

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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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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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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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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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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Ponoka, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Found this little museum after asking the front desk, cost only $3 per per adult. Had several sections of some of the local (stuffed) animals in their natural settings. Was very interesting. Every animal is labeled in case you don't know what it is. Saw a few baby ones that I have never seen before.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

For what it cost was worth a look in, no one there but us so could have a good look at all the animals there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Good for education and kids! Wouldnt suit anyone who didn't like real animals stuffed. Ask for a token when eating at the Italian restaurant :)

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Address: Whistlers Inn, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
Phone Number: 780 852 3361
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Jasper National Park  >  Jasper

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