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Galt Museum & Archives

502 1 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4, Canada
+1 403-320-3898
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hutterite tour

The Galt offered a 5 hour tour of a local Hutterite colony. The introduction took place at the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Wendy M
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Helena
Interesting history of the area

The Galt Museum packs in a lot of information about Alberta in a colorful and interesting way. The... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Mmarymomm
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Pleasanton, California
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502 1 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 13 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 10 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 19 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 7 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 29 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I went to this museum with my mentally handicapped sister. The Museum has a great combination of enough information and history for an adult and loads of interactive opportunities for a child or handicapped adult to have the tour be interesting and engaging for all....More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had read about this museum so we had to check it out. We were not disappointed. It is not a large museum but it is done up very well. We found it extremely informative about the local history of the area. Also has a...More

1  Thank Dale D
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a great little museum. The main exhibitions are in the Discovery Hall, and that room has a lot of excellent displays and activities. There's detail enough for the adults, and things to play with and sit on for the kids. Lethbridge has a...More

2  Thank BenLar137
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My girlfriends and I went to the Galt Museum & Archives on a recent girls-getaway. We were tremendously impressed with the museum. The main display about Southern Alberta was very well depicted and I tried to read all the information because it was so descriptive....More

Thank LeighPen
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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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