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At Glenbow Museum, intriguing stories from Western Canada connect with extraordinary art and artifacts from around the world. Combining a museum, art gallery, library and archives all under one roof, Glenbow boasts over a million artifacts and some 28,000 works of art in its vast collections and is one of the largest museums in Canada. Through a variety of dynamic programs and changing exhibitions, and a broad collection of art, artifacts and historical documents, Glenbow Museum builds on a commitment to preserve our cultural and western heritage while simultaneously providing visitors with a glimpse of the world beyond. For more information about visiting Glenbow, the Glenbow Museum shop and a full list of current programs, check glenbow.org.
Current travelling exhibitions:
Transformations: A.Y. Jackson and Otto Dix Sept 7, 2013 - Jan 12, 2014
Made in Calgary: The 1980s Sept 7, 2013 – Jan 5, 2014
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- 100% Non-smoking
- 2 hr viewing time
- Coach parking
- Debit Card/Interac
- Family friendly
- Group booking
- Group rates
- Guided tours
- Wheelchair access
DiningRefuel at the cafe outside Glenbow's main doors or check out the many delightful restaurants on Calgary's celebrated Stephen Avenue Mall.
No food or drinks are allowed on the exhibition floors.
- Alberta Motor Association
- Chamber of Commerce
- Child & Youth Friendly Calgary
- Canadian Marketing Association
- National Tour Association
GroupsFor groups 10 or more, Glenbow offers a 10% discount (if paid as a group)
For pre-purchased tickets by phone, a 10% discount is applied for groups of 10 or more.
For tour operators, the group discount is 15%.
Guided tours are available through Glenbow's regular programming schedule found in the Calendar of Events (curator-led tours, behind-the-scenes, etc.) Limited availability.
Contact the Bookings Office at email@example.com or call (403) 268-4110.
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Celebrate art and culture with our wide variety of programs and special events. Glenbow offers a range of programs for various audiences throughout the year. Visitors can book a tour to go behind-the-scenes in our collections storage, enjoy a guided curator-ledt tour, hear artists in conversation or take in one of our popular lunchtime talks and performances in our theatre or galleries. Visit www.glenbow.org/programs to see what's on.
Glenbow Museum also serves over 55,000 students annually with our school programs that enrich the learning opportunities for students from Kindergarten to Grage 12 at Glenbow, in the community and through interactive videoconferecing. Using Glenbow Museum's collection of art and artifacts, these educational programs support students in learning about the art, history and cultures of Western Canada while also broadening their horizons through international exhibitions and programs. If you're interested in learning more about our school programs visit www.glenbow.org/programs/school/ or call or email the Bookings Office to book a school program at 403.268.4110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Education Classes
RetailThe Glenbow Museum Shop is know as "Calgary's cultural treasure chest." With hand-crafted jewelry, textiles, greeting cards and books, you'll find something for everyone - even hard-to-buy for family and friends. And when you buy a gift from Glenbow, you're making a gift to Glenbow - all profits from the shop directly support Glenbow Museum operations.
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Hours & Admission
- Tuesday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Monday. Open November 11, 2013.
AdmissionAdult (18-65) $14. Family $32. Youth (7-17) $9. Students (valid ID) $9. Children 6 and under free. Seniors (65+) $10.
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|Fourth Level Lobby||2000||185.81||100||60||200|
|Morris Schumiatcher Room||1600||148.64||50||35||50||75|
|Second Level Lobby||5500||510.97||150||80||650|
|Third Level Lobby||2000||185.81||325|