If you are interested in research, finding out more about our collections and archives, or learning about our artifact donation process, please contact our Collections Area at or by calling 403-678-2462 ext. 5.


The Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre’s collection includes over 10,000 artifacts. Our areas of collection include: exploration, railroad, coal mining, North West Mounted Police, 1988 Olympic Games, mountaineering, earth sciences, Bow Valley history, art, handicrafts, clothing, communication, government, school, household items, immigrant experience, sports, and wartime experiences. We also have an extensive archive, including letters, maps, blueprints, photographs, and other historic documents. See our Archives page for more information.


Offsite Storage Facility

    The Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre has purchased and retrofitted a Storage Facility to house our growing collection.