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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 advocate 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 Sept 7 Jasper Remembers Marilyn Summer of 1953 collection of memories and photographs from Jasper residents. Sept 12 Edith Cavell Centennial events.
Showcase Gallery: To Oct 12 Summers Past Jasper Park Lodge and Icefields Parkway anniversary exhibits. 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. Oct 22-Nov 15 War Remembrance.
Gift shop. Archives. June-Sept 10 am-5 pm; Oct-May Thurs-Sun, 10 am-5 pm. $6, sr/stu $5, family $13, -5 free, group discounts.