Top Alberta Attractions & Museums
8 Alberta Attractions & Museums | All Alberta Tours
Discover the culinary delights of Banff as you explore stunning Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel on this small-group tasting tour. Visit four locations within the sprawling complex including the Vermillion Room and 1888 Chop House for “fork and knife” tastings and beverage pairings. Learn about the history, art, and architecture of the national historic site from your guide as you explore.
Take your visit to Jasper National Park to new heights with this ride aboard the area’s famous Jasper SkyTram. Soar above the park’s sub-alpine vegetation, watching for wildlife down below, as you gently climb towards the upper station located at 7,425 feet (2,263m) above sea level. This family-friendly ride on the Jasper SkyTram is the perfect experience for guests of all ages.
Maximize your views of Banff National Park with minimal exertion during this round-trip gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain. Take in views of six different mountain ranges and nearby rivers aboard your state-of-the-art alpine transport, offering large windows and seating for four guests. Enjoy time exploring the ridge line boardwalk before returning back to town.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Canada’s fascinating frontier history covers the nefarious activities of bandits and outlaws. At the Fort Macleod Museum and Interpretative Center in Southern Alberta, you’ll learn about the protection and law enforcement activities of the famous Royal Mounted Police—Mounties—as they carved out order in the wild days of the 1800s. The family-friendly museum also includes fur trader and First Nations history.
Taking safety measures
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Visit Studio Bell in Calgary, the home of the National Music Centre. The attraction opened in 2016 with five floors of music focused and interactive exhibits--it's like a music festival in a museum. In addition to the museum dedicated to Canadian music icons, Studio Bell houses the impressive Kimball Theatre Organ, over 22 stages and studio spaces, and the opportunity for visitors to try their hand at being a musician themselves.
Step back in time and delve into Canada’s colorful past with this Heritage Park general admission ticket. With your ticket in hand, head inside the family-friendly park and begin exploring at your leisure. In the summer months, you can learn all about life as a 19th-century fur-trader or railway worker, and visit old-fashioned blacksmith’s shops and lumber yards. Admire antique automobiles at the Gasoline Alley Museum, where vintage 1908 REO Autobuggies and 1912 Buicks take pride of place. Stroll through Heritage Town Square and perhaps chat to the locals in their traditional clothing.
Enter a world where the North West Mounted Police provided order to the Canadian West. Walk around the Fort as well as other buildings and interact with the local guides. Then off to Elk Island National Park for a hike on trails near Astonin Lake then the search for the elusive Bison, the largest mammal in North America.
Pursue the elusive Canadian Grizzly Bear on this 10-hour excursion through Banff and Yoho National Parks, perfect for animal- and nature-lovers alike. Head out for a gondola ride up to 7,700 feet for a mountain-top lunch at Canada’s highest restaurant, and then take a chairlift ride up to the world’s largest enclosed and protected grizzly bear habitat to see Boo the resident bear rescued as a cub. This full-day trip also includes round-trip transportation, professional guide, lunch and light refreshments.
- Athabasca River
- Cave and Basin National Historic Site
- Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
- Lake Minnewanka
- Calgary Tower
- Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site
- Athabasca Falls
- Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
- Stanley Glacier
- Bow River
- Lake Louise Ski Resort
- Maligne Lake
- Mount Assiniboine
- Banff National Park
- Banff Upper Hot Springs
- Jasper Discovery Trail
- Miette Hot Springs
- Heritage Park
- Mt. Norquay Ski Resort
- Takakkaw Falls
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