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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.