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“Beautiful Bldg” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Banff Park Museum

Banff Park Museum
93 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
1-403-762-1558
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Ranked #16 of 36 Attractions in Banff
Type: Natural history museums, Museums
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Owner description: Museum housing stuffed wildlife that was once hunted in Banff National Park.
Rockwall, TX
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful Bldg”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

There were a lot of dead animals to see which I understand is the way most people wanted to see them in the early 1900's. the displays were well maintained and cared for, many of these specimens were over 100 years old.

Visited June 2013
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Mount Vernon
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Good displays, very interesting.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Although the building is old and crowded with displays and information, it was very informative and the staff quite helpful. The donation to get in was worth it.

Visited May 2013
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nyc
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“Small but charming”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Good display of native wildlife and perhaps of historical interest but very small inside and not a whole lot to see. We spent about 15 minutes in there. Good for young children but don't expect something like the Royal Alberta Museum or the American Museum of Natural History. It is quaint and charming for what it is and for the historical value of the collection. Would save it for a rainy day.

Visited June 2013
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London
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This was really great as it shows a real solid history of banff in moving picture and images. You can also make your own online postcard, which we did.

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Our fave place in Banff itself”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

Great little museum that they've kept in its original set up where possible. Shows all the animals you could expect to see in the Rocky Mountain and Alberta and BC National Parks area. Fascinating that some of these specimens date pre 1900s. Well worth a visit and is free with your annual parks pass.

Visited June 2013
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