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Banff Park Museum National Historic Site

Wildlife Rules at the Banff Park Museum

History Nature
An Elk, Wolf, and Fox wear sunglasses, reflecting different visitor rules that help keep wildlife safe.
Time: 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location(s): Banff Park Museum National Historic Site
Cost: Included with admission or Discovery Pass

Learn about wildlife through crafts, games, tours, and more at “Wildlife Rules at the Banff Park Museum.” 

Don’t miss these special activities!

Conservation Demonstration:
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Get a look behind the scenes and learn how an expert cleans and maintains the Museum’s vintage zoological and botanical specimens – some of which are over 100-years old.  

Museum tours: 
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Learn fascinating facts and entertaining stories, spanning from the vintage zoological specimens – from bears and bighorns, to birds and bees – and the history behind this oldest surviving federal building in any Canadian national park.  

Reading room Storytime:
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Children of all-ages are welcome to join us for interactive stories about wildlife and nature.  Join us in the Banff Park Museum’s reading room.

Wildlife Crafts: 
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Feeling creative?  With materials included, stop by the multi-purpose room, and make a wildlife craft you can take home.  

Wildlife rules games: 
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Play a fun game in the reading room to test your wildlife knowledge. Do you know the wildlife rules?

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