Banff Park Museum National Historic Site
Explore the oldest natural history museum in western Canada. Get face-to-face with Rocky Mountain wildlife! Located in the heart of downtown Banff, the Banff Park Museum houses more than 5,000 vintage botanical and zoological specimens — from bears and bighorns, to birds and bees. The Banff Park Museum shows us how natural history was understood in Canada near the end of the Victorian era. Built in 1903, it is the oldest surviving federal building in any Canadian national park.
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For emergencies within the park:
Banff Dispatch, non-emergency (24 hours):
Hours of operation
October 16 - May 14
Saturdays and Sundays, and Holiday Mondays: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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