Tsuu T'ina People's Museum
PO Box 135 3700 Anderson Rd SW, Calgary, AB, T2W 3C4
Interactive tours are available at this culturally rich museum.
|Payment |||Cheque, Cash|
|Mon - Fri; 9AM - 4PM, or by appointment|
Profile Last Updated: July 21, 2008
A number of items that depict the history of the Tsuu T'ina Nation are on display at this small museum. Some of the artefacts date back more than 120 years. There are numerous exhibits, including a teepee display, a boarding school recreation, and duplicate renderings of precious artefacts found in other museums. Visitors to the Tsuu T'ina Peoples Museum can learn the story of the Nation through many of the buffalo robes that are hand-painted with details of their history.
Children and School Tours
A visit to this museum makes an excellent class trip. The informative guided tour is a great learning tool for folks of any age. Many Boy Scout troops and Girl Guides have enjoyed this interactive experience since its opening in 1983. After the tour, children participate is arts and crafts projects where they make friendship bracelets for one another and learn to play hand-games.
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For tours, folks should book at least two to three weeks in advance to ensure availability. Cash is preferred, but the museum does accept cheques as well. Regular hours are 9am - 4pm Monday to Friday, however special tour times can be arranged if needed. Everything on site has been generously donated to the museum, and they rely on private and government funding as well as the revenue from the tours to stay open.