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Thank you for visiting! Your admission fees and donations support our ongoing programming.

Museum and Shop

We'll see you soon.

Due to the rise of COVID-19 in Banff (and the province), the Whyte Museum will be closed to members and the public indefinitely. 


The Whyte Museum Shop is still available online here. 

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Archives and Special Collections Library

The Archives and Special Collections are suspending all pre-booked in-person research appointments indefinitely. Online Reference Service, including digital reproduction orders are still available. You can contact us via email: during the closure and can peruse our online database.


$10 Adults

$9 Seniors

$5 Students and Locals

(Lake Louise to Morley)

Children under 12 – FREE

Museum Members – FREE

* AMA, BCAA, CAA, and AAA members are eligible for a 10% discount off regular priced merchandise and general admission tickets when visiting the Museum or shopping in person. 

Address: 111 Bear St., Banff, Alberta
Contact Us
Do you have further questions? 
Feel free to reach out to us by either telephone or email.
T: 403-762-2291 
Email: info [at]
Other Information
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic we will not be offering tours. 

Parking for Museum visitors is available in a small lot in front of the Museum and along Bow Avenue, behind the Museum. Buses may stop briefly to load and unload in front of the Museum.

Helpful Hints

Some items in the Museum can be touched, other must not be touched. Please respect the posted signs. We encourage you to take photographs however please do not use flash or selfie-sticks. Lockers are provided for the safe storage of bags and backpacks, which are not permitted in the Museum.

Strollers are not permitted. Food and drink are not permitted. We are a smoke free, animal free environment.


Exploring Banff

For information on accommodation and other activities in the area please contact Banff Lake Louise Tourism.