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502 - 1st Street South

Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada,


Phone: [403] 320.3898


Fax: [403] 329-4958
Toll Free: 1.866.320.3898

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Galt Museum & Archives

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The Galt is well respected in Alberta's museum community, has a growing national profile and is committed to international museum standards.

The Archives contain an extensive collection of information on the human history of Lethbridge and Southwestern Alberta.

Today, the museum cares for well over 17,000 artifacts and 600,000 archival documents and photographs. These collections continue to grow.

The history of Lethbridge and southwest Alberta can be explored through the Galt's rotating world-class exhibitions, special events and school and weekend programs. The Galt Museum Store offers visitors a selection of historic publications and other unique local and retro gifts.

Volunteers donate their time and talents to enhance the work of twelve full-time and ten part-time staff.

Mission

The Galt Museum & Archives engages and educates our communities in the human history of southwestern Alberta by preserving and sharing collections, stories and memories that define our collective identity and guide our future.

Vision

The Galt Museum & Archives is a vibrant gathering place that meets historical, cultural and educational needs.


Values

Stewardship

  • We treasure and protect the stories, objects, memories and relationships of our communities
  • We advocate for history, culture and historical education

Creativity and Innovation

  • We thrive on challenge, ingenuity and improvement
  • We believe in and foster life long learning

Integrity and Authenticity

  • We are open, honest and respectful
  • We ensure the authenticity of our collections, exhibits, education and programs


Teamwork and Co-operation

  • We encourage diversity of opinion
  • We find merit in collaboration and partnerships


Excellence

  • We believe that with dedication, passion and commitment we strive for our best performance
  • We respect the skills and expertise of others and cherish diversity.
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Events
 
 
From Pianos to Power Chords
Sat FEB 04–Sun APR 30
 
Taste of Downtown 2017
Tue MAY 09 and Wed MAY 10 | 5–8 pm
 
Taste of Downtown 2017
Wed MAY 10 5–8 pm $30 each also available at the Galt Museum Store
 
Opening Day at Fort Whoop-Up
FROM MAY 14TH 2017 @ 1:00 PM TO 5:00 PM at Fort Whoop-Up
Content / Articles
 
 
Get Outta Town Bus Tours
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June-19-15
 
Night at the Museum Shopping Event
Posted on:
November-04-14
 
Café Galt: The Felt Art of Lisa Klakulak
Posted on:
August-26-14
 
Wednesdays at the Galt
Posted on:
August-15-14
 
This summer in Lethbridge, when you visit one of the three cultural heritage attractions, receive 50% off your admission at the other two and more!
Posted on:
July-09-14
 
Summer Family Fun
Posted on:
July-02-14

Downtown Lethbridge Revitilization Zone (BRZ)
309 - 6th Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada T1B 4W1

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