COVID-19 + Visitor Safety


We take the safety and comfort of our visitors and our staff seriously. The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has approved Canmore Kananaskis as a Safe Travels Destination. The Safe Travels stamp allows travellers to easily recognize destinations and tourism businesses around the world that have adopted globally standardized health and hygiene protocols to ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience. The Cannmore Museum is a participating attraction.

The Canmore Museum is participating in the Government of Alberta’s Restrictions Exemption Program. Effective September 20 …
  • Visitors ages 12 and older wishing to enter the Museum Shop, Discovery Hall or to participate in onsite museum programs and events will need to provide proof of vaccination, proof of vaccination exemption or proof of a negative test result from within the last 48 hours (as per AHS guidelines).
  • Visitors wishing to just shop in the Museum Shop must adhere to AHS social distancing protocols; as such only 6 visitors will be allowed in the Museum Shop at any one time.
  • All visitors must wear masks and practice physical distancing in all indoor spaces.
  • Hand santization stations are located at the entrance to the Canmore Museum and throughout the Gallery spaces.
  • In-shop capacity limit to 5 persons due to COVID restrictions.
  • Visitors experiencing or exhibiting any symptoms related to COVID-19 will be denied access to the premises.
See for further details. Alberta vaccination records can be easily obtained at and downloaded to your phone or available for print.

WTTC Safe Travels Approved Businesses

Hours + Admission


The Museum is open to the general public Thursday to Monday; the Museum is closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

The Museum is closed on the Easter Sunday, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day holidays.

Museum Admission fees are:

  • Adult | $5.00
  • Seniors | $4.00
  • Family ( 2 adults and up to 4 children) | $10.00
  • Youth (17 and under) | Free
  • Group (one bubble of up to 6 people) | $3.00/person


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.

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.  Free street parking and surface lot parking are available nearby.

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.

Sarah Knowles | Visitor + Membership Services

(403) 678-2462 x 4