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“Charming museum” 5 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 #15 of 32 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.
Worcester, United Kingdom
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“Charming museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The museum is itself an exhibit! The museum was in a wonderful building with a very helpful member of staff. the style is old fashioned but the old labels have their own charm.

Visited September 2013
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Tauranga
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“Great display”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We went in to kill some time but then wished that we had done it earlier as there was so much to look at. The displays are extremely well done and we felt that we could have spent more time there.

Visited August 2013
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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“Great place to learn about Banff wildlife”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is a wonderfully old-fashioned museum with stuffed animals and birds that will give visitors an excellent introduction to the Banff wildlife. If you have a Parks Canada Discovery Pass, which you need to get into Banff National Park, you get in free.

Visited August 2013
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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“Cool stuff (pun intended).”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Interesting to see how they studied animals back in the day. Impressive collections of taxidermy animals. Still trying to figure out how they stuff a humming bird.

Visited August 2013
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Tracy, California
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“Very interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This is not big, but it has lots to see in the way of the animals of the area. The building, itself, is an amazing work of wooden art. The young woman at the desk was very helpful. It is next to a lovely park. The kids will love this one.

Visited August 2013
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