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Galt Museum & Archives

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Address: 502 - 1st Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0P6, Canada
Phone Number: 403-320.3898
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Didn't expect it to be this good

Took my sister there, who visited from Holland and apologized before we went that it wouldn't be much....well, was I wrong! I didn't just learn a lot, it was highly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my sister there, who visited from Holland and apologized before we went that it wouldn't be much....well, was I wrong! I didn't just learn a lot, it was highly entertaining....creating a newspaper page with our picture and actually getting a print out. 'Flying' in a small plane and having the view right in front of you. Wonderfully set up... More 

Thank lamd98
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a neat place to learn about Lethbridge history! The museum is a very cool and interactive place and the building and location are beautiful for weddings and other events!

Thank JessyPisony
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128 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time I visited the Galt Museum was many years ago when the entire thing was housed in the old hospital portion. I was interested to see how things had changed since the opening. The new space is larger and much more open. The exhibits are interesting and certainly very professionally presented. The museum is small and doesn't take... More 

Thank DanOCan
Lethbridge, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If your looking for a informative and interactive outing, choose the Galt Museum & Archives for a trip to the early days of Lethbridge's beginnings. From your greeting by an actual Buffalo; to a replica of a newspaper press that will print your own news story, artifacts from the various people groups that settled in Lethbridge, to the huge boot,... More 

Thank TonyandNancy90
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50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Always enjoy local museums...loved this one! Lots of focus on story-telling and artifacts of everyday life - great! Particularly enjoyed the current exhibit about new arrivals to the area - thank you for telling your stories!

Thank Virginia_Yukon
Lethbridge, Canada
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147 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

I had a great experience. When i travel i always enjoy going to a museum. I shoud try the local one. The Gault gave me a glimpse of what people were doing, feeling and the effect it had on them. Lots of interactive displays. I found talking to the staff really added to the experience. They were excited to talk... More 

Thank articusblue
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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69 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Great place to visit, lots of interesting displays to look at and videos to listen to. You can move at your own pace, two display areas were down when we were then, but we did learn a lot about the history of the area, very interesting.

Thank Marilyn G
magrath, ab
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133 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

I don't know where else to put this review. It's hosted by the museum so it goes here I guess. A group of us girls went on a graveyard tour hosted through the museum. We went to the St.Patricks cemetery on a Friday if hr. The tour itself was only 50 minutes. We did learn some things I've never heard... More 

Thank kkroe77
Ryley, Canada
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Family wedding setting for evening reception. The view was incredible and very colourful for a September event.

Thank Landmark2015
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

We found the Galt museum tour to be excellent, with many very interesting exhibits. It really shows a lot about what life was like in Lethbridge's past. I recommend this museum to anyone.

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