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Banff - Best indoor attraction in Banff - The Whyte Museum of Canadian Rockies

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Best indoor attraction in Banff - The Whyte Museum of Canadian Rockies

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(28 reviews)
Whyte Museum, Banff, Canada
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

The Whyte Museum in Banff is a premier venue that, not only houses museum displays but has one of the largest collections of artifacts and documents in Alberta, Canada. The Whytes were extremely talented artists who for decades painted Banff, the Rockies, and many other parts of the world. They also collected works by other talented artists, which fill the galleries of this wonderful museum. On this tour, I will also take you to the gallery dedicated to artifacts of the Native People and Europeans who settled in the area. The museum collects, preserves, and exhibits materials related to the cultural heritage of the Rocky Mountains of Canada, making them available for education as well as research. Banff is so much more than just nature!


Meet Pamela

Pamela

Pamela has always loved the outdoors, and is fascinated by all aspects of the natural world. She worked at The University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, and went on many field trips, which enhanced her knowledge of birds, animals, insects, frogs, geology, plants and trees. If not outdoors, her nose was always in a book, learning more about the world and it's fascinating places, animals and people. Since moving to Canada, Pamela immersed herself in this totally different environment. She loves to share this knowledge with other people to help them appreciate and understand what they see.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Banff with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Banff. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Garima S.

26 July 2021

A beautiful tour down history, with lovely paintings. Pamela made the tour enjoyable and interesting!

Jane A.

24 July 2021

Thank you Pamela for a most interesting tour around the museum

Lori G.

24 July 2021

The Whyte Museum is very interesting. There are beautiful pieces of art, photography and artifacts. Pamela did a great job of showing us around and telling stories behind what we were seeing.

Diane (Wisconsin) R.

23 July 2021

Great tour, loved seeing all the artwork and paintings. Thank you for the explanations about her life and the stories behind the pictures.

Emily J.

23 July 2021

Absolutely fascinating tour of the museum. Loved seeing the paintings done by Catherine Whyte and hearing about her life and love of the area. Pamela is so knowledgeable and easy to listen to. More of the museum please!


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