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Galt Museum & Archives

502 1 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4, Canada
+1 403-320-3898
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Great activities for young and old!

The building is beautiful with a great view of the coulees. The gift shop stocks a lot of unique... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachel L
good place to meet friends lots to do and see

you learn something new every time you go a season pass is a must. follow there web page to keep up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jim M
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502 1 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The building is beautiful with a great view of the coulees. The gift shop stocks a lot of unique and local products. The museum is well thought out and informative. Love all of the events, talks and activities they put on - so much to...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you learn something new every time you go a season pass is a must. follow there web page to keep up on whats new .

Thank jim M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Galt Museum is set along the eastern edge along the coulee where the Oldman River runs. This provides a fabulous view of the river valley and West Lethbridge. The museum itself has a wealth of information and archives about Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. Displays...More

Thank Byron L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great place for all visitors to understand the history of this city. The old would be all the displays depicting how this city was and how it came to develop. New............the newly renovated westend is just amazing for receptions of any sort....More

Thank KamHeng
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Galt offered a 5 hour tour of a local Hutterite colony. The introduction took place at the museum with a historian giving an interesting background and answering questions. We then drove about one half hour and enjoyed a full tour of the colony, led...More

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Galt Museum packs in a lot of information about Alberta in a colorful and interesting way. The exhibition space has displays on the First Peoples, European settlers, and Chinese, Japanese, and Russian immigrants. The economic base is also explored from bison coats, to coal,...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We love learning about the history of an area we visit and this is a great place to start when coming to Lethbridge. It's a beautiful building with gorgeous views all around. The hands-on activities in the Discovery Hall were fun for our boys ages...More

Thank redheadedmama
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This was a small but informative museum. The price was reasonable and the displays were pleasant and engaging. The museum is very near Fort Whoop Up and the Nature Center so it's easy to see all three in a few hours.

Thank Minaminame
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

A typical Canadian local Museum with interesting exhibits. The museum is in a modified hospital building with lovely gardens and sculptures outside, together with great views. Worth a visit.

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Was very interesting to learn the history of the area! Loved the interactivity! The printing press was a highlight, as well as the Mountie exhibit. Even as three fully grown adults, we thoroughly enjoyed the ability to get hands-on with our learning!

Thank Danielle V
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4 October 2017|
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Response from KamHeng | Reviewed this property |
They only have snacks and coffee and tea the last time I was there in June 2017. Nearby there is a Tim Hortons for light lunch. Plus some restaurants around that area.
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Response from maryposzmik59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, at the Japanese Garden....Nikka Yuko Gardens, we're celebrating 50 years...The Imperial Highness,PrincessAyako of Takamado was there to share this experience with us.....July 14th....thru the weekend....
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