Hours + Admission


The Museum is open to the general public Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; the Museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Occasionally throughout the year, the Museum will be closed for exhibit changeover. Keep an eye on the homepage of our website, our social media, or our Google profile to keep updated on these closures.

Museum Admission fees are:

  • Adult (age 18-64) | $10
  • Senior (65+) | $8
  • Post secondary students (18+ with student ID) | $8
  • Youth (13-17) | $5
  • Child (age 12 and under) | free
  • Indigenous | free
  • Canmore Museum Members | free
  • Canmore/Banff Affordability Services cardholders | free

Admission ticket is valid same day for both the Canmore Museum and the NWMP Barracks Provincial Historic Site.

What’s On


The Canmore Museum Archives is currently accessible to the public online and by appointment. For more information please email or call Archives staff to set up an appointment.

View our collections online here.

Mercedes Cormier | Collections + Exhibits

(403) 678-2462


Visitor Services + Amenities + Location


Museum staff are on hand to help guide your paths as your explore our museum, community and the natural landscapes around us.

For further information about Canmore, please contact Visitor + Membership Services at (403) 678-2462 x 4 or by email.


  • Our Museum Shop offers a curated collection of books, gifts, jewelry and locally made art which represents Canmore’s culture, history and landscapes.
  • Free barrier-free public washrooms.
  • Free public WiFi.
  • Picnic facilities are located in the Rotary Friendship Park, immediately behind the museum.
  • A number of excellent coffee shops, restaurants, and shops are located nearby. Visit the Tourism Canmore + Kanaskis website to explore the variety of shopping, restaurants, accommodations and services that our community and region has to offer.


The Canmore Museum is located at 902B 7th Avenue, Canmore, Alberta.  Paid street parking and surface lot parking are available nearby. The Canmore Museum is also accessible via Roam Transit. The 5C and 5T buses within Canmore are free for everyone.

Need Assistance?

Need assistance planning your visit to Canmore? Have special needs? Please contact one of our friendly Visitor + Membership Services staff and they will be happy to assist you by providing recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, attractions and activities tailored to your needs and interests.

Visitor + Membership Services

(403) 678-2462 x 2