Visiting The NWMP Barracks


The Canmore NWMP Barracks Provincial Historic Site is located at 609 8th Street in historic downtown Canmore. There is street parking along 8th Street and surface lots located next to the Canmore Miners' Union Hall.

609 8 Street, Canmore, Alberta, Canada


The Canmore NWMP Barracks is open seasonally from June 15 to Labour Day (1st Monday in September). The hours of operation are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursday to Monday.


Museum staff are on hand to help guide your paths as your explore our museum, community and the natural landscapes around us. For further information about Canmore, please contact Visitor + Membership Services at (403) 678-2462 x 2 or by email. Visitor ammenities include:

  • Our Museum Shop offers a curated collection of books, gifts, jewelry and locally made art which represents Canmore’s culture, history and landscapes.
  • Free barrier-free public washroom.
  • Picnic facilities are located on the grounds
  • A number of excellent coffee shops, restaurants, and shops are located nearby. Visit the Tourism Canmore + Kanaskis website to explore the variety of shopping, restaurants, accommodations and services that our community and region has to offer.