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Glenbow Museum

130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0P3, Canada
+1 403-268-4100
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Best and most spacious museum that we have ever been in. So much to look and read about. Not... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Calgary's own Shrine of the Muses

Aldous Huxley said, "That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most... read more

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At Glenbow, history buffs, art lovers and pop culture fanatics can all find something inspiring. Explore fascinating historical galleries and exhibitions of art and culture from around the world. We are conveniently located in downtown Calgary on Stephen Avenue Mall, just steps from the Calgary Tower and one block away from the C-Train LRT line.
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  • Average7%
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130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0P3, Canada
+1 403-268-4100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Best and most spacious museum that we have ever been in. So much to look and read about. Not cluttered as some museums can be. Go and pay it a visit.

Thank Lizbry
Reviewed 3 days ago

Aldous Huxley said, "That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” Examine the past, and the ways those who examined the past expressed their findings in this beautiful,...More

Thank dianel769
Reviewed 3 days ago

The history of Canada is well explained in this centrally located museum. Modern, airy, good shop. Allow 3-4 hours.

Thank ann2307
Reviewed 6 days ago

Although we wandered through other exhibits, we spent the most time with Geraldine & Douglas Moddie's photos, a special exhibit. The diary and letter entries that are included gave me more of a sense of place and time than the photos by themselves. The exhibit...More

Thank SewingSusan-206
Reviewed 1 week ago

I Love visiting this place with family! Its just such an informative and exciting time! If you are ever looking for a relaxing and overall informative experience I would highly suggest the Glenbow Museum!

Thank JaRichards12
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice museums located downtown just a block from the Calgary Tower. There are three floors of exhibits that show things from the early history of Calgary to an Asian exhibit. There are many Indian exhibits also.

1  Thank richardderose
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a huge fan of museums but I did find this very interesting and had a lot of great information about the people of Canada, the cultures, the environment.

Thank samandlousmom2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to our 1 daughter who is an artist this was on our to do list. There were some amazing exhibits, lots of culture and great history. Note not all exhibits are kid friendly so we avoided those areas since our youngest is 6. Definitely...More

Thank Carole V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was amazing. There was so much to see and so many interesting artefacts and photos and pieces of art. I really love how much information there was on the indigenous people of Canada and I learned so much! Even about Calgary itself! I...More

Thank ameliagrace94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only able to spend a couple of hours in the museum but I wish we had had longer . The photographic displays were amazing and we were so moved by the exhibition telling about Canada's past history and the countries attempt to remove...More

Thank Jan R
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Teague D
27 January 2016|
Response from DiamondDiva60 | Reviewed this property |
130 9 Ave SE in downtown Calgary
21 October 2015|
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Response from Lapster2011 | Reviewed this property |
I saw a school tour and no daily listed tour. Group tours are available after booking ahead. Strangely enough, fees for group tours are higher than for solo visitors, $20 v. $16. Hope info helped.
Lori H
2 March 2015|
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Response from Tripsterchick | Reviewed this property |
Adult admission is $15, senior $10, student $10, youth $9, child age 6 or under free, family $32. Check Glenbow's website for details and opening hours.