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.
In addition to being the world's largest most accessible dark sky preserve, Jasper is also one of the smallest towns in North America with its own planetarium.
Enjoy an entertaining, fun-filled evening of astronomy. This full program includes both Planetarium Experience & Telescope Experience.
In addition to being the world's largest accessible dark sky preserve, Jasper is also one of the smallest towns in North America with its own planetarium.
Includes time for a Q&A with staff.
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.
The Habitat for the Arts is designed for exploration, engagement and experiences in all things art. You are invited to join in the many music, art, theatre or film nights offered at the Habitat.
Traveling and discovering what makes us human always leads to visual storytellers…whether its a painter capturing the landscape on canvas or a potter creating from raw elements…we always come away with a greater sense of who we are. Without these ‘stories’ and ‘storytellers’ we would be void of culture.
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.