stories unfolding...

502 - 1st Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Toll Free: 1.866.320.3898

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.

Galt Museum & Archives Events

Lethbridge History Trivia

Sat MAR 23 | 1–2 pm

Spring Equinox 2019

Sunday MAR 24, 10 AM–12 PM

Paper Plate Weaving

Wed MAR 27 | 10:30–noon

Blackfoot Language Class

Thu MAR 28 | 7–8 pm

Embroidered Tea Towels

Thu MAR 28 | 7–9 pm

The Muttropolitan Gala

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM

Mini Tepees

Sat MAR 30 | 1–2 pm

Rest for the Weary Traveller

Wed APR 03 | 2–3 pm

Just Scan It

Thu APR 04 | 7–9 pm

Blackfoot Language Class

Thu APR 04 | 7–8 pm

Flower Pots

Fri APR 05 | 1:30–3 pm

Woven Flowers

Sat APR 06 | 1–2 pm

Easter Decorations

Wed APR 10 | 10:30–noon

Blackfoot Language Class

Thu APR 11 | 7–8 pm

Spring Decorations

Sat APR 13 | 1–2 pm

Canada and the Second World War

Sun APR 14 | 2–4 pm

Items From Our Homes

Wed APR 17 | 2–3 pm

Macrame Plant Hanger

Thu APR 18 | 7–9 pm


Sat APR 20 | 10–2 pm

Mini Houses

Sat APR 27 | 1–2 pm

Recipes for Victory

Sun APR 28 | 2–3 pm