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The Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Read between the lines of the Rockies, and you’ll soon uncover something not all visitors come to know - the human and cultural history of the mountains. A voyage through this shared history gives depth and meaning to your time here, and it begins at the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

The minutes will slip away as you lose yourself in the distinctive exhibits of the museum. From the Indigenous guides who helped adventurers discover the mountains to the early recordings of those excursions, the museum walls are bursting with stories waiting to be told.

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Duration
1-3 hrs
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Location

Distance from Banff:
1km
Distance from Lake Louise:
57km

When to go

Operating Dates

MonthOperating Status
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Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

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Banff Town
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