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Banff Park Museum

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Address: 93 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
Phone Number: 1-403-762-1558
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Museum housing stuffed wildlife that was once hunted in Banff National...

Museum housing stuffed wildlife that was once hunted in Banff National Park.

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Canada National Park history

Good exhibits and a nice way to learn about the national parks of Canada. In addition, the movie about the discovery of the springs in fun

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a museum that is a museum of a museum. The museum from the early 1900's also includes the offie of the original curator as part of the museum. If you are new to the fauna of the area this is an easy way to learn to make visual identifications. Cost was 3.90 for an adult. The building itself is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good exhibits and a nice way to learn about the national parks of Canada. In addition, the movie about the discovery of the springs in fun

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Mississauga
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200 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this interesting museum (free if you have an annual National park Discovery pass). Great assortment of preserved animals from the park.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a museum in a time warp but quaint and interesting so long as you dont mind seeing lots and lots of stuffed animals and birds. Charts a good history of the wildlife and on a cold or wet day, its an informative way to spent an hour.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our finial museum visit of the four, interesting information about the wildlife. Staff excellent, managed to identify some wildlife that we had photographed. Recommended.

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Thank ssbz
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you want to see preserved wild animals close up. It has exhibits on 2 levels with the larger animals behind glass. Small but worthwhile.

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Delanson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stuffed animals from the area,burds of pray were my favorite.no fee with your annual parks pass.l was than one hour to see it all

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Thank Oneilltrio
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thousands of wildlife samples. all looks alive! amazing! cool inside, takes about 30mins to 1 hours. no food or drinks inside. I love this place so much!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A historic museum that is filled with stuffed animals, birds, eggs and insects. Very interesting to see the old building and woodwork. Also interested to see the size of the animals.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good stop on a rainy day. A number of animal exhibits, with the note that today these animals would not be acquired the same way (i.e. killed in order to be on display). The staff was helpful, and the exhibits were informative. We spent about 45 minutes - that was about all we needed. There is an admission charge, but... More 

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