The Gibbons Museum is a non-profit organization that does not charge for admission. We believe this allows equal access to individuals and encourages broader community engagement. As such, the museum relies on sponsorships and donations.

Archival Donations:

The majority of artifacts found at the Gibbons Museum are donated from individual community members. Such donations are greatly appreciated by the museum as they add visual interest and allow exhibits and collections to grow. Artifacts may also be loaned for a specified period of time at the donors request. All donations request a Gift agreement be signed.

Many of the artifacts at the Gibbons Museum have been donated, including this Barber Chair

Currently, the Gibbons Museum is specifically looking for donations involving:

- Photos of the Athabasca Trail Stopping House
- Past photos of the Town of Gibbons businesses
- Sport memorabilia from 1900 to present day

Monetary Donations and Sponsorships:

Monetary donations and Sponsorships are utilized by the Gibbons Museum in order to cover operating costs of the museum: these can include utilites, grounds keeping, and programming at the museum. All donations over $20.00 will receive a tax receipt. 

Interested in donating or sponsoring a display case?

All donations over $20.00 will receive a tax receipt. Donations over $100.00 will be used to sponsor a display case. This results in a display case label stating the individual or businesses contributions. Sponsorship information

Contact to make a donation. 

  To Sponsor a Museum Event such as Pioneer Days or Hometown Christmas - contact Stephanie Wilibnisky with the Town of Gibbons at


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