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Explore Jasper’s history from 10,000 years ago to 110 years as a national park.
The Historical Gallery features displays on the Indigenous and Métis people of the area, the fur trade, the railway, early tourism, and the development of Jasper National Park. Artifacts include: Japanese climber Yuko Maki’s ice axe from the first assent of Mt Alberta, early explorer David Thompson’s musket balls recovered from Athabasca Pass, beadwork of Métis embroiderer Suzette Swift and guide Curly Phillip’s hand-built canoe.
The Showcase Gallery features various exhibits through the year. From January to March “The Story of Mary Schaffer” will be on display.
The Alcove Gallery also features a variety of exhibits throughout the year.
The gift shop sells wildlife, history and guide books, as well as handcrafted items, jewellery, toys, unique souvenirs and gifts. All proceeds for the shop support the museum.
Winter hours: 10 am to 5 pm Thursday to Sunday.
For additional information and for admission prices please call or go online.