Galt Museum & Archives

502 1 Street South
Lethbridge, AB - T1J 1Y4

Type: Arts Museums
(403) 320-3954
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The Galt Museum & Archives, located in Lethbridge, Alberta, is a vibrant cultural institution dedicated to preserving and showcasing the rich history and heritage of the region. Named after Sir Alexander Galt, one of the founders of the Canadian Confederation, the museum offers visitors an immersive journey through time, exploring the diverse stories, people, and events that have shaped the Lethbridge area and southern Alberta.

The Galt Museum & Archives houses an extensive collection of artifacts, photographs, documents, and multimedia exhibits that provide insight into various aspects of local history, including Indigenous cultures, pioneer life, agriculture, industry, and urban development. Visitors can explore the museum's permanent galleries, which feature interactive displays, dioramas, and hands-on activities that bring the past to life and engage audiences of all ages.

In addition to its permanent exhibitions, the Galt Museum & Archives presents rotating temporary exhibitions that explore contemporary issues, artistic expressions, and cultural phenomena relevant to the region and beyond. The museum also offers educational programs, guided tours, public lectures, and community events that encourage dialogue, learning, and exploration.

As a vital cultural hub in Lethbridge, the Galt Museum & Archives plays a key role in preserving and sharing the stories and heritage of the community, fostering a sense of pride, belonging, and connection among residents and visitors alike. Whether you're a history buff, a curious learner, or a lover of arts and culture, a visit to the Galt Museum & Archives offers a rewarding experience that celebrates the unique identity and spirit of southern Alberta.

Please note that the museum operates year-round, with varied hours and programming, so visitors are encouraged to check ahead for current exhibitions and events.

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Opening Hours Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fees Adults $6
Seniors 60+ $5
Youth 7 – 17
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