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Canadian Ski Museum West

317 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
+1 403-762-8484
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Kind of neat

Yes it’s just some displays inside a shopping mall, but it’s a nice way to spend some time indoors... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Laura P
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Edmonton, Canada
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Interesting displays in Cascade Mall

If the kids are getting bored of going from store to store on Banff Avenue, this might be the place... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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A museum honoring the sport of skiing.
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Mar 28, 2018
“Kind of neat”
Feb 12, 2018
“Interesting displays in Cascade Mall”
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317 Banff Ave, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 0C0, Canada
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s just some displays inside a shopping mall, but it’s a nice way to spend some time indoors when it’s cold outside. The ski stuff is spread out, inside the mall, including a display hanging from the ceiling. The artifacts like old skis are...More

Thank Laura P
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

If the kids are getting bored of going from store to store on Banff Avenue, this might be the place to take them. #1, it's free. #2, it's got a number of interesting displays. #3 they have samples of very, very old skis. #4 the...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

This is just a display in the mall lol. A couple of mannequins on skis and some brief history on skiing. Not worth going out of your way to see unless your hungry since it's right in the food court.

Thank Tyler T
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Reviewed March 19, 2016

we are not so into skiing and only went to this museum because we wanted to see everything we could in banff while we were there. if you are into skiing, then you will find this place pretty amazing.

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Reviewed February 9, 2016

More than a museum it is a collection of pictures and decent dummies/reproductions of the most important Canadian skiers in the history, nestled inside a mall, so it is a particular location! All sections are well explained though and if you like the sport of...More

Thank Matteocanada
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Reviewed January 5, 2016

If you are into skiing, this is a must - it has the history of skies from whenever it started to current - we always stop by when in Banff as it changes regularly - great to show the kids how we use to ski...More

Thank Brett S
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Reviewed January 2, 2016

a really interesting place to learn more about the greatest solo sport of all time (in my opinion) plan to spend around 1-2 hours.

Thank Lauree M
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Reviewed April 6, 2015

The first reviewer doesn't make sense at all, nobody is trying to sell you anything. Its in a mall but not in a store which makes it all the much better. You learn a bit about Nancy Green and other famous skiers, some of the...More

1  Thank Emily N
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Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

I don't know why the other reviewer seemed so confused about being sold things - this museum is in a shopping mall! I think it is a nice break from the shops to wander around and read the pieces of information about the area. Banff...More

1  Thank Muimu
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

I went to this museum with high hopes but they were dashed by the ignorant workers inside. They constantly were trying to sell me items such as a "footlong" or a new Sweater(really?? inside a museum!!) Though i must admit the people doing the displays...More

7  Thank Nick L
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