Experience the artistic side of the Canadian Rockies at Jasper's galleries, and visit the local museums to explore the rich history of the Jasper region. You can also wander through town to see historical landmarks such as the Mystery Rock, the Two Brothers Totem Pole and Locomotive 6015.
A world-exclusive interactive experience, designed for and only available in Jasper:
Enjoy our fun, funny, inspiring 'audience-participation' guided tour in our 50-seat domed theatre LIVE with our astronomy experts...
the "Canadian" constellations, local views of the Northern Lights,
and the Milky Way, then orbit the Earth, looking down on Jasper from space and
blast off through the solar system, right to the edge of the universe and back
- all in 35 minutes!
Our permanent Historical Gallery includes exhibits on the fur trade, the railway, and early exploration and tourism in Jasper National Park. Among our featured artefacts is Curly Phillips’ canoe, the ice axe from Mt. Alberta, and David Thompson’s musket balls recovered from Athabasca Pass.
Mountain Galleries Mission is to support and promote living Canadian Artists. Founded in 1992 by Artist/Filmmaker Wendy Wacko, Mountain Galleries is one of the largest commercial galleries in Western Canada with locations in Banff, Jasper & Whistler.
The diversity of the collection is part of their success, museum quality clay, glass, bronze and stone carvings are featured as well as a very carefully curated Inuit collection. The gallery also houses original paintings in oil, acrylic and water color as well as an interesting collection of private edition reproductions that are very reasonably priced.
Enjoy a full evening of cosmic exploration in the world's largest dark sky preserve.
First, take-part in a fun, funny, inspiring 'audience-participation' guided tour of Jasper Dark Sky Preserve in our 50-seat domed theatre LIVE with our astronomy experts...
...Then, come outside
with our knowledgeable astronomy staff for clear-or-cloudy chance to explore
planets, stars, distant galaxies, the aurora, and more under the darkest skies
in the Rockies.