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Not your usual tacky gift shop!

When you think of a souvenir shop a tacky shop comes to mind selling mass produced rubbish. This... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2018
sarahpWiltshire
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Visiting family

I love visiting Banff, it has something for everyone: sports, walks, good food and drink, museums... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
25Annette56
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Darwen, United Kingdom
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22 Nov 2018
“Not your usual tacky gift shop!”
28 Aug 2018
“Visiting family”
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To locals and regular visitors we are destination store for quality Canadian product. We strive to make the shopping experience interesting and enjoyable and to make the shopping environment comfortable. Our core philosophy is to provide neat...more
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105 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

When you think of a souvenir shop a tacky shop comes to mind selling mass produced rubbish. This shop however is a breath of fresh air selling lovely gifts made in Canada. The prices are not too high and the products are good quality. Definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sarahpWiltshire
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I love visiting Banff, it has something for everyone: sports, walks, good food and drink, museums but mostly the mountains and lakes. It is such a chilled place; good service in bars, cafes, restuarants, even on the local buses. Can't wait for my next visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 25Annette56
Reviewed May 20, 2018

Such a beautiful town - and yet here, 100 years ago, thousands of innocent men were held as "enemy aliens" - I went in and said a prayer to their memory.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LYL0795
Reviewed April 30, 2018

What a breath of fresh air this store was! Gifts made by local artists. Something for everyone: soaps, artwork, wooden plaques, cards, etc. Very pretty just to look at. Like One of A Kind in Toronto, on a smaller scale. Lovely shop!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tony R
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Some of the shops offer the same goods but this was a little different. Spacious and nicely laid out, not cheap but nice goods.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed May 22, 2017

If not all, then the majority of their item are Canadian made. It was so hard to walk out with all the items I fell in love with. The items are fairly priced & for the budget traveler on up.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

We visit this store every time we visit Banff . They care a variety of Canadian products with lots of creativity. Value reasonable and there is even usually a couple of sales on some items. Nice selection of Northwest Indian jewelry from BC.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Chbaldwin B
Reviewed November 10, 2016

this really is a gem of a shop in Banff. great local art and crafts pieces. we have spent many hours, and dollars, visiting this shop over the years, always has something new and fresh to see. friendly helpful staff

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Andy C
Reviewed September 27, 2016

The stuff here may be a bit pricier but it is all beautiful and unique. I love that many of the artists are local.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sylvergirl
Reviewed September 16, 2016

The About Canada shop is located along Banff Ave. We decided to check out the shop because we like to support places with locally made souvenirs. The souvenirs were nice, but slightly on the expensive side. The metal animal sculptures were very cute, but were...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank worldtraveller2801
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