Gingerbread House Building

It is the time of year for tasty treats and Christmas cheer. Register for Gingerbread House Building this week at the Canmore Museum. Event is December 17 at the Canmore Library. Spots are limited.


Canmore Museum Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Canmore Museum Gift Shop! We have a lot of new gift ideas, plus the best books from this past year to choose from. Come see us this December – we are open daily from Noon – 4:30 pm. Weekends 11 am – 4:30 pm.


Columbia Icefield with Bob Sandford, Fri, Sept 30, 2016

The Snows of Yesteryear & the Future Climate of the Mountain West
Friday, September 30, at 7:30 pm
Council Chambers, Canmore Civic Centre
– Hosted by the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre
– In partnership with the Interpretive Guides Association
– Reception and book sales to follow in the Atrium
With close to 20,000 copies sold, Bob Sandford’s full-colour photographic guide to the Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefield introduces local readers and international tourists to one of the world’s most incredible — and threatened — mountain environments.


Rock and Fossil Clinic, Sat Oct 1, 2016

Rock and Fossil Clinic
Saturday, October 1, from 10 am – 3 pm
Canmore Civic Centre Atrium
This free family-friendly event is the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre’s annual extravaganza of all things geoscience – including fossils, rocks, minerals, gold prospecting samples, ammonites, meteorites, “dinosaur skins”, and the always popular smash-your-own-geode!

This year’s geoscience talks, taking place in the Canmore Civic Centre Council Chambers, will be:

1 P.M. Ben Borkovic: Wading Through History – Fossil Hunting in the Wake of the 2013 Southern Alberta Flood

2 P.M. Doug Hayden: Hunting for Meteorites.