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Sightseeing and landmarks in Calgary

Art museums

“The Glenbow Museum is an art and history museum in the city of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Glenbow features various exhibits during the year which are interesting and their Archives are good for doing research on Alberta.”
  • 142 locals recommend

History museums

History Museum
“Heritage Park Historical Village is a historical park in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, on 127 acres of parkland on the banks of the Glenmore Reservoir, along the city's southwestern edge. As Canada's second largest living history museum, it is one of the city's most visited tourist attractions.”
  • 115 locals recommend
History Museum
“A great Historical Site of Calgary, also hosts large outdoor events. The Wooden Fort operates from 1875-1914 by the North West Mounted Police is a now a historical museum. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is the largest tri-service museum in western canada and the second largest military museum in the country. See”
  • 19 locals recommend
History Museum
“Explore Canada's Largest Living History Museum in Calgary, AB and discover "How the West Was Once"® at Heritage Park Historical Village.”
  • 11 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is an amazing place that displays history, culture and technology in one place.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

“One of the most beautiful and historic parks in Calgary. At one time Bowness park served as a vacation get away for Calgarians. A place to swim, relax, socialize and play. It still serves as a beautiful place to engage in wonderful family and romantic events!”
  • 47 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Mchugh Bluff stairs located off Memorial drive offer a fantastic view of the city ( also some good exercise walking up and down the stairs)”
  • 20 locals recommend
“great veiw of the city, its an open leash dog park as well, and the area 15minute walk is a cute area to check out. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
“My favorite place to walk or jog! This path goes a long way and connects to many of Calgary's greatest parks and outdoor spaces!”
  • 2 locals recommend

Historic sites

Historic Site
Historic Site
“Sled Island 2019 passes are now available at a special early bird rate! Discover 250+ bands, comedy, film and art in 30+ venues, plus enjoy perks like exclusive discounts, limited-edition merch and more. Save up to 25% when you purchase by January 15, 2019 at, Sloth Records (736b 17th Ave. SW) or Lukes Drug Mart (112 4th St. NE)!”
  • 1 local recommends


“unique architecture mixed with a very functional space makes for a fun trip to the library ”
  • 31 locals recommend
General Travel
“Newly Finished amazing space for work, wondering and people watching. Snap a photo under the wooden archways ”
  • 8 locals recommend
“The CPL offers free printing and internet access, guidebooks for the city (and the mountains) if you need some ideas, and a piano and chessboard if you want to kill some time. The library also has great free programming for all ages - lectures on interesting topics, plays/musicals over lunch, storytime for kids, etc.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“"Home of the Historic Calgary Library! Excellent place to relax, take a load off and enjoy the scenery."”
  • 6 locals recommend
“Free computers to use, books, newspapers, magazines, photocopier, library stuff.”
  • 2 locals recommend
  • 3 locals recommend
“For my long term guests that may be interested in going to the local library. A Membership to The Calgary Public Library is FREE and it isn't just a great resource for books, music and movies but they also offer free Programs for all ages. Bonus that you can use their online tool to pre-order books, magazines, music & movies and have them ready for you to pick-up at any library branch in the city. ”
  • 2 locals recommend