Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Museum Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Alberta, Canada, that preserves a 5,500-year-old archaeological site used by Indigenous peoples for hunting bison.

At Museum Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Alberta, guests can experience a full day of activities. They can explore the museum and view the exhibits, which tell the story of how Indigenous people used the buffalo jump for thousands of years. The interactive displays provide a unique and educational experience for all ages.

Outside, visitors can take a guided tour of the buffalo jump, learning about how the site was used to hunt bison and how it shaped the culture and traditions of the Blackfoot people. Guests can also take part in interactive activities such as a scavenger hunt, which helps them to understand the buffalo jump even better.

At the end of the day, visitors can relax in the interpretive centre, which provides a comfortable space to enjoy a snack or a hot drink. Guests can also browse the gift shop for traditional items, books and other souvenirs.

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Facilities at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

  • Guided Tours
  • Audio-Visual Presentations
  • Special Events
  • Gift Shop
  • On-site Cafe
  • Nature Trails
  • Interactive Exhibits
  • Educational Programs
  • Research Library
  • Indigenous Art Gallery