Visit the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and explore the culture shaped by this mountain landscape!

Explore our Art and Heritage Exhibitions, Events, Heritage Homes, Archives & Library and Museum Shop. Please ask us about guided tours.

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

Novel Coronavirus (COVID -19) Updates:

The Museum, Archives, and reference services will be closed until further notice.  
Press Release Update (March 31, 2020): Read Here
Press Release (March 16, 2020): Read Here
Please continue to check out website or social media for updates.

Open Daily, 10 AM to 5 PM

Latest suggested admission at 4:15 PM

Closed December 24, 25, 26 and January 1

Archives & Library Hours

Tuesday to Friday, 1 PM to 5 PM

To book appointments, please call

403-762-2291, ext. 335 or

email the Archives.

Closed on Statutory Holidays

111 Bear Street, Banff, Alberta

T1L 1A3   Canada

T: 403-762-2291



$10 Adults

$9 Seniors

$5 Students and Locals

(Lake Louise to Morley)

Children under 12 – FREE

Museum Members – FREE


Season Pass Holders

and 3 & 5 Day Multi Ski Pass Holders receive $5 locals admission

Contact Us
Please see our Tours page here for more information.

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.


111 Bear Street, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1A3, Canada

T: 1 403 762 2291   

E: info [at] whyte.org

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The Whyte Museum gratefully acknowledges the support of The Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation and the Alberta Foundation for the Arts

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