Banff Art & Culture
As Canada’s first National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada is home to amazing art, culture and history. Taking a walk through one of the town’s many museums or art stores or visiting the Hot Springs or Cave and Basin will give you a new appreciation to the uniqueness of this place.
Upper Hot Springs
As one of Banff’s most visited attractions, the Upper Hot Springs, located a few minutes from the town itself, was discovered in 1884 and contain five key minerals.
With four museums located in the town of Banff, vistors from all over the world have discovered the rich history that Banff National Park has.
Cave and Basin National Historic Site of Canada commemorates the birthplace of Canada’s National Park system, which began here in 1885.
Telling Our Stories
THE CHAMBERMAID – #MYBANFFSPRINGS
Carol Shipley worked as a chambermaid at the Banff Springs Hotel in 1955. Sixty-four years later, she returned to Fairmont Banff Springs and shared her story of what its was like living and working in Banff National Park in the 1950’s.