Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives
Région touristique : Jasper National Park
Located in the scenic Rocky Mountain town of Jasper, Alberta, the Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives is dedicated to collect, preserve and make available for research and exhibition documents and artifacts which illustrate the human history of Jasper National Park and the Yellowhead corridor.
For more than 10,000 years here in Follow in their footsteps along this mountain corridor...experience their stories...discover the Spirit of Jasper.
Our Historical Gallery tells the story of the Athabasca Valley, its inhabitants and travellers just passing through who have left their mark on our landscape.
The Showcase & Alcove Galleries - Featuring the work of local artists and special historical exhibits. This gallery changes regularly.
Museum Gift Shop - Our tax free gift shop has an extensive selection of history books, jewellry, crafts and gift items.
Renseignements sur les collections
The artifact collection consists of objects pertaining to the human history of the Jasper National Park and Yellowhead corridor area. It focuses on historic commerce such as outfitting, guiding, packing, surveying and the railway; as well as recreational subjects such as climbing, skiing, hiding and riding. It also consists of objects and materials associated with pioneer households.
Nombre approximatif d'objets ou de spécimens dans la collection : over 5000
The Archives holdings include:books, periodicals and pamphlets pertaining to the human and natural history of the region, a manuscript collection of more than 45 metres of personal and business papers, diaries, memoirs, literary manuscripts and records of various clubs, organizations and official bodies.
The photographic holdings include 8,000 items in the form of negatives, prints, albums and transparencies. Reproduction and photographic services available. Researchers are encouraged to make an appointment.
Architectural Records •
Cartographic Materials •
Electronic Records •
Prints and Drawings •
Films and Videos •
Sound Recordings •
Autre : Historical Photographic Collection
Média : Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings
The Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives house over 5000 artifacts in the collection storage. Some of the more interesting items include woolen bathing suits worn at Miette Hot Springs, wooden shovels used on the Skyline Trail in 1911, and many beautiful examples of Suzzette Swift's beadwork. The collection continues to grow with donations of new artifacts arriving regularly.
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Exploration and Survey
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Medical History and Technology
Military History and Technology
Toys and Games
Collections biologiques ou plantes et animaux
Botany • Zoology : Vertebrates : Birds (Aves) : Mammals (Mammalia)
Sciences de la Terre et collections géologiques
Minerals • Rocks
Collections de paléontologie
Our gallery staff is bilingual.
(French & English)
Services de recherche
Open to the public Wednesdays 9 - 4 pm and by appointment.
Educational programming by request.
Information aux Visiteurs
Information Centre or Desk
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchair access
Autres visites guidées : Guided tours by request
Services de bénévoles
Tâches : Board of Directors, archives, collections, fundraising, special events
- bi annual newsletter
- free admision
- gift shop discount
-historical outings and events
Liens touristiques locaux
Publications et produits
We also carry one of the best selections of Jasper history books as well as a selection of unique gifts.
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •
Autre : Local History Books
Images en vedette
400 Bonhomme Street
(across from the Jasper Aquatic Centre)
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|Adresse postale :||
Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives
P.O. Box 42, Jasper, Alberta
Ouvert : Summer Hours:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday to Sunday
Fermé : Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day
Droits d'entrée :
Families $13 (two adults, three children)
Children Under 5 Free
Groups of 10 or more 15% Discount