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“Great centre to visit”

Banff Visitor Information Centre
Ranked #8 of 50 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Welcome to the official visitor centre for Banff National Park. We invite you to stop by the visitor centre on Banff Avenue for all your trip planning needs, accommodation, dining and activity booking, Parks Canada trail, campground and backcountry information. Whatever your need, our friendly staff will ensure you are equipped to have a fantastic visit to Canada's first national park. We look forward to your visit!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Beautiful sunny day in Banff. Very beautiful. A great place to look around. Great staff and happy tourists. Well worth a visit.

Thank Kath107
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BanffLakeLouise, Visitor Experience Specialist at Banff Visitor Information Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you had a great time in Banff!

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We went in to pick up leaflets. We came out with so much more! The staff were extremely helpful, gave lots of detailed advice and guidance on a whole range of things in which we were interested.
And you can pay the fee for the National Park there too - if you missed it on the road coming in.

Thank Margaret D
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Called in several times for information or with questions and they were fantastic. Everyone is friendly, knowledgeable and they even emailed me information to help me out. Still funny to me that everyone in Banff seems to be Australian though....

Thank shuggs30
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Came here to get park permit, fairly straightforward process (around 20$/day). Service was good and efficient. Otherwise its also an old museum which is free and has some exhibits.

Thank Vjay S
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

A free museum from the nineteenth century with a wonderful mix of long ago gathered local artifacts, First Nation and natural.

Thank cortinarius
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