Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, Banff

Categories: Natural History Museums, History Museums, Museums
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3.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Discover the heritage of the First Nations people of Canada at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. The museum houses a rich cultural display of authentic artifacts, which belonged to the original inhabitants of the Northern Plains and Canadian Rockies. Inside the large wooden building, which resembles a fort, find items, such as a hunting bow and arrow, traditional clothing, tipis, stuffed animals, eagle-feather headdresses, and a life-size replica of a sun dance ceremony. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum by using our Banff family vacation planner.
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  • Full, I mean full of quality displays, and stories to go. Terrific First Nations exhibits with genuine quality. Very well done!! And check the shop "out front"!! Some place!! 
  • Run by the local 1st Nation peoples, staffed by them, really interesting exhibits, paintings, photographs, and films. They have a little area that serves complimentary coffee/tea. Nice shop area too. 
  • My wife does embroidery and bead work and this is the museum that she did not want to miss. We arrived at 9:45 -- 15 min before opening -- and were ushered into to a First Nations music and dance perf...  read more »
  • Exterior is an interesting palisade look.
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