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I am not into shopping but...

I am not into shopping but i walked away with a bunch of stuff. Unlike other places this store has... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2018
Dennis C
,
Spring, Texas
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A must-see for people interested in Aboriginal culture

There is a large diversity of Aboriginal handicraft here, lots of beadwork items, t-shirts, hats... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
BenLar137
,
Calgary, Canada
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Located in World Famous Banff National Park, for over 100 years The Banff Indian Trading Post has been providing an outlet for First Nations crafts. Today we continue that tradition with a wide selection of Genuine Native Canadian Handicrafts...more
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101 Cave Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1A9, Canada
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+1 403-762-2456
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

I am not into shopping but i walked away with a bunch of stuff. Unlike other places this store has a lot of items actually made by local native artists. Love indian art. Really worth the stop

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dennis C
Reviewed October 4, 2018

There is a large diversity of Aboriginal handicraft here, lots of beadwork items, t-shirts, hats, purses, etc. It's not a big store, and they have packed a lot of stuff in there. With all the taxidermy on the walls, it does give a truly authentic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BenLar137
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The Banff Indian Trading Post is located adjacent to the Buffalo Nations Museum and the Cascade Gardens. It is part natural history museum with all of its great mounted wildlife and waterfowl; and a neat retail store with a wide variety of souvenirs, clothing, jewelry,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank M1121PRjohns
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Fun to pop in for looking/shopping. Unique things from First Nations - smudge sticks, carvings, jewelry. Kids would love it too

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kerryloves2travel
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Across the bridge from the tatty shops and souvenirs of Banff Avenue, this is a delightful shop, full of authentic Indian work. There are some really beautiful works of art for sale which make amazing souvenirs of a visit to this area. Friendly staff too.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We took a river cruise and learned a lake monster from lake minnewanka was located here, so we had to come see it! We are so glad we did. The shop is like a little museum with taxidermy and real hand made items to purchase....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank wilsongarrett
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited here whilst in Banff , whilst not the biggest of places the museum was very informative as to how the Canadian Indians lived and timelines into the history of westerners into the rockies , staff very friendly and informative and puts into perspective of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ntjsmith
Reviewed May 9, 2018

With the Banff downtown nearly lost to soulless tourist junk, the Banff Indian (first nations) Trading Post is a breath of fresh air. The inside feels halfway between a museum and shop, immersing you in the early European history of Western Canada. Animal pelts, traditional...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank c4wley
Reviewed May 5, 2018

This is a retail outlet with an obvious USP - and I dont mean the reasonable prices. It can broaden your horizons without narrowing your pocket or you can buy original artifacts to remind you of the Indian nations and their place in modern environment...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rOCHJA
Reviewed April 19, 2018

The shop is a really interesting little place, The staff are friendly and there is a lot of things to be able to buy and some different things to see you dont expect

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ben D
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