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.


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.


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



  • 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


  • 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.

: Category : Attractions : Museums & Interpretive in Lethbridge

Drives In Movies
Tue JUL 17 | 1–3 pm
St. Patrick's Cemetery Tour
Tue JUL 17 | 7–8:30 PM
Young Canadians in the Great War
Wed JUL 18 | 2–3 pm
Mountain View Cemetery
Wed JUL 18 | 7–8:30 pm
Pinhole Cameras
Thu JUL 19 | 7–9 pm
Blackfoot Crossing Bus Tour
Sat JUL 21 | 8–6 pm
Felted Soap
Tue JUL 24 | 1–3 pm
All About the Buffalo
Tue JUL 31 | 1–3 pm
Mountain View Cemetery
Tue JUL 31 | 7–8:30 pm
Walking To Save-On: A Visual and Aural Tour of Let
Wed AUG 01 | 2–3 pm
St. Patrick's Cemetery Tour
Wed AUG 01 | 7–8:30 pm
Prairie Flowers
Tue AUG 07 | 1–3 pm
Hutterites & History Bus Tour
Sat AUG 11 | 9–2 pm
Carnival Games
Tue AUG 14 | 1–3 pm
St. Patrick's Cemetery Tour
Tue AUG 14 | 7–8:30 pm
The Guns of Fort Whoop-Up
Wed AUG 15 | 2–3 pm
Mountain View Cemetery
Wed AUG 15 | 7–8:30 pm
The Canadian Corps, 1914-1918
Sun AUG 19 | 2–4 pm
What are Important Sites to the Blackfoot People?
Tue AUG 21 | 1–3 pm
Scenic Plaza Whoop-Up Days Block Party
Tue AUG 21 | 11:30–1:30 pm
Lethbridge's Jewish Community
Thu AUG 23 | 7–9 pm
Downtown Lethbridge Walking Tour
Thu AUG 23 | 7–8:30 pm
Ice Cream Social
Tue AUG 28 | 1–3 pm
Galt Beer Tasting Soirée
Fri SEP 07 | 5–10 pm
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Alberta Quilt Project
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The Wine Cavern and Galt Museum & Archives, along with College Lincoln present: Best of the Best Summer Wine & Beer Tasting
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Galt Workshops
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