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Address: Cave Ave. | west of downtown Banff, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: 403-762-1566
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Great spot to look a the hot mineral pools and see a different side of Banff

A great walking trail to see the hot mineral pools and read about the history. For a small fee it is worth it to go into the museum and see the "cave"

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great walking trail to see the hot mineral pools and read about the history. For a small fee it is worth it to go into the museum and see the "cave"

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit. It is reasonably priced, and you can spend a lot or a little time at this historic site. A nice gift shop which is worth a browse - I managed to get a Parks Canada tshirt for $15, and some shirts for my nieces and nephews at $7.50 each. It is very informative, and offers a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here thinking we would get an extensive tour of a cave, which we have enjoyed in other locations. However, we were surprised the "tour" consists of a short walk into a cave to see a pond at the end of a hallway. Boring. But then we came out of the tour and started heading up some stairs which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit for some historic facts. Free if you have a Parks Visitors Card,so make sure you take it with you. Not as spectacular as I had hoped but a good half day attraction. Easily walked along the river from Banff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For the price, definitely a visit to make. It's the start of the national parks of Canada and the site make the discovery easy. The explanations are simple, clear and do not go too far.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided not to pay to go into the cave and see the bath but we found out after that it was quite inexpensive. We climbed the stairs and walked along the hot springs Boardwalk. Great views and walking through the greenery and checking out the natural springs was lovely.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good place to understand the history of hot springs in Banff - but do not miss the boardwalk to mineral water springs - quite interesting and educative

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the cave is very small. i expected some exploring caves and tunnels but it looks more of a basement with a pool. the exhibition is not that great either. the name would have made more sense if they didn't remove the basin!

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Haifa, Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Banff is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the world. The city itself is pleasant and very nice. The cave is a nice place but unless you really have nothing to do , go there. Otherwise feel free to skip the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend and I partook in one of the evening lantern tours into the cave. The cave itself is small, so don't be expecting anything too huge. There are "actors" that play out the history of how the cave was discovered and a short film afterwards showing how it played a major part in the creation of Canada's park systems.... More 

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