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Glenbow Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 - 17:00
Open today: 12:00 - 17:00
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Very much impressed in the exhibits that were at the museum both permanent and new ones. Can't wait... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tina and Montgo... R
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Very nice museum

The Glenbrow Museum is worth a visit. Deicated to Canada's first settelers it affords a great... 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...more
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130 9 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0P3, Canada
+1 403-268-4100
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Reviewed yesterday

Very much impressed in the exhibits that were at the museum both permanent and new ones. Can't wait to come back and see more!

Thank Tina and Montgo... R
Reviewed yesterday

The Glenbrow Museum is worth a visit. Deicated to Canada's first settelers it affords a great historical overview.

Thank line10
Reviewed 2 days ago

To start, I like museums, so am rather picky. This museum exceeded expectations. Although I usually find the Native American exhibitions to be rather disappointing, the quality and extent of the displays was superb, as well as informative. There was also a mineral exhibit that...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to learn about Alberta. It took us over three hours and we didn’t see it all . Well presented collection of historical information - set out in sections to make it more interesting and no doubt more palatable to children . Impressed with...More

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy to spend a day in this museum. Such a cultural cross section of life through out the world as well as a focus on the history of Albertas peoples. An incredible and beautiful section on minerals formations on the top floor which opens up...More

Thank Tonder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very nice to see lots of items from the history of Canada and the people who lived there in the past time. It was Nice presented. We spent several hours to see it.

Thank Tiny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years I have had the good fortune of seeing some incredible exhibits at the Glenbow. It is also a good place to see displays of Canadian history.

Thank Mary Anne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Calgary, YOU NEED TO COME HERE!!! It is a great museum that tells Calgary (and Alberta's) history in a fun, interesting and interactive way. Some very nice interactive exhibits, and a very large art gallery, too. Exhibits include a First Nations...More

Thank Adrianna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and learn about our history. Kids enjoyed many of the displays and asked lots of questions. Special photo display was interesting, but too small.

Thank gary s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit to see some unusual art. They had an art making station that was related to the current exhibit. They had visual and video art. They also had wifi there. I wish there was more art. Mostly landscapes if Canada and some...More

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Valerie L
7 August 2017|
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Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
I would say a minimum of 3hours. We really didn't allow long enough, just a couple of hours before catching our flight ! There are a number of thought provoking exhibitions and we really wanted to sit and reflect! Enjoy!
Teague D
26 January 2016|
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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.