Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, Banff

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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. Add Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and other attractions to your Banff National Park trip itinerary using our Banff National Park trip builder app .
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  • There were lots of First nations people scenes set up with beautiful authentic clothing. There was a video to watch about the buffalo and it's importance to the people. Display cases show First Nation...  more »
  • Buffalo nations has a small exhibit. However they didn't feel connected to each other, either by chronology, or seasonal transitions. The android app also had the exhibits in alphabetical order rather...  more »
  • This museum is behind Banff Indian Trading Post souvenir store it is designed to look like a fort I guess but anyways this is a pretty cool museum.. $10 to get in for adults.. free coffee and tea  more »
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  • Pretty small museum for $10, not too much information, interesting taxidermy and wax statues though. Good for about a 20 minute walk through
  • A very humbling and interesting experience. There is so little on first nations culture and history in this area and this place felt like it did some justice to this substantial part of Canadian history. Interesting exhibits, videos and free coffee with admission including a little gift shop that unfortunately also offers some made in china souvenirs. All in all a very humbling experience. Recommended.
  • Fantastic experience, I'm a know-it-all and not at all ignorant, so it is a rare and special gift to be surprised to see something new, and there were a few gems here. Don't hussle through this museum; take your time to look through everything, you might find something special too.
  • Missed the native dance show because no one explained that we were suppose to lift the chain and let ourselves into the venue. No notice to say show times. Very disappointing. Found other museum in Banff better
  • It was very nice place for visit. In my deepest soul I would like to live as a Native american...:)

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