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Jasper’s history from 10,000 years ago to over 100 years as a national park. Historical Gallery: Displays on the fur trade, railway, tourism, wardens and townsite development. Guide Curly Phillip’s hand-built cedar canoe, beaded deerskin jacket owned by Métis Suzette Swift, and the ‘silver’ ice axe lost during the 1925 ascent of Mt Alberta. Alcove Gallery: Changing exhibits of historical relevance to the area. To Jan 31 Edith Cavell Centennial Exhibit Information on this heroic woman alongside Ron Brown’s stunning black and white photography of the mountain that bears her name. Showcase Gallery: To Nov 15 Frank Smythe – The Rockies Revisited Smythe was a British mountaineer, author, photographer, botanist and three-time Jasper visitor; exhibit is curated by his granddaughter. War Remembrance. To Dec 20 Festival of Trees Enthusiasm for the museum, incredible creativity and holiday spirit collide. Archives. June-Sept daily, 10 am-5 pm; Oct-May Thurs-Sun, 10 am-5 pm. $6, sr/stu $5, family $13, -5 free, group discounts. Gift shop.