Cave and Basin Centennial Center, Banff, Alberta
Banff, Alberta| Map |
Banff National Park was the first national park in Canada and the point from which the entire Canadian National Parks system was developed, and Cave and Basin Centennial Center provides families with a chance to learn the history of the area. Parents and kids will enjoy learning about the area through exhibits, computer games, slideshows and walking tours. Hiking trails lead from the Center to the natural hot sulfur springs. In an area as rich in history as Banff National Park, Cave and Basin Centennial Center is a great first stop for families as they are planning their stay in the area.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
Take the family on a walk around the 1.5-mile (2.5-kilometer) Marsh Tour, a series of boardwalks starting at Cave and Basin Centennial Center and offering views of the mountains, bird watching and an introduction to the habitat around the hot springs.
Address: Banff, Alberta| Map
Hours: Mon-Sun 9a m- 6 pm (May-Sep); Mon-Fri 11 am- 4 pm, Sat-Sun 9:30 am - 5 pm (Oct-May) More Info
Price: Adults(17-64): $3.90; Children(6-16): $1.90; Children(0-5): Free; Seniors(65+): $3.90 More Info