The Banff Park Museum National Historic Site is located in downtown Banff, Alberta, in the heart of Banff National Park. The museum is 128 kilometres from the nearest major city of Calgary, Alberta (1.5 hours by car; direct bus service also available).

The museum contains more than 5,000 specimens. It can be explored in as little as 30 minutes or visitors can spend hours admiring the vintage taxidermy and other historic exhibits.

Getting here

91 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1K2


The Banff Park Museum is located on Banff avenue, just before the Bow River bridge, in the centre town. Park at Central Park or on nearby Buffalo Street.
After visiting the museum, stroll along the Bow River Trail.

Free admission for youth.

Other fees still apply.

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