Alberta's Provincial Historic Sites, Interpretive Centres and Museums
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Hours of Operation and Admissions

May 15th - September 1st: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Seven days a week.

September 2nd - May 14th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Seven days a week.

Closed on: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter Sunday.

Inclement weather can also lead to temporary closures.

Call our phone line at 403-553-2731 if you hear of severe weather problems.

PLEASE NOTE: The interpretive centre will be closed all day on Thursday, July 31 due to emergency maintenance work. The building will open for regular business on Friday, August 1. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Admission Prices

(Experience Alberta History Pass - admission to any provincial historic sites, interpretive centres and museums)
Adult (18 to 64 years) $10.00 $30.00
Senior (65 and over) $8.00 $25.00
Youth (7 to 17 years) $5.00 $15.00
Child (6 years and under) FREE N/A
Family (includes two adults and their children 7 to 17 years) $22.00 $75.00
Canadian military personnel and their families (present CFOne card for admission) FREE N/A
Local Friends Member FREE N/A
Outside Friends Member 1/2 Price N/A
Organized Tour Groups Please contact us for special group rates and discounts. Group discounts are available for pre–booked tours of 15 people or more.
To book tours directly, please email us at
(all prices include G.S.T.)

For additional information, download the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Information Guide.

Last reviewed/revised: July 24, 2014