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Museum of Northern British Columbia

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Address: 100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-624-3207
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Learn about the history and culture of Northwest Canada from thousands of...

Learn about the history and culture of Northwest Canada from thousands of years ago as well during the 1800's.

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This is an amazing museum. Not your normal. The written history and artifacts contained on display are magnificent. One can spend hours here. My 7 year old grandson was really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
CALLMEMRNAT
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Prince George, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It wasn't my first time in Prince Rupert. This time, I was with friends in tow, so I took them to the museum. The staff are unfriendly, cool, and distant. Please make this important museum a warmer, more welcoming experience. Art work is awesome!

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Thank damiand10
Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing museum. Not your normal. The written history and artifacts contained on display are magnificent. One can spend hours here. My 7 year old grandson was really intrigued by the exhibits. Easy access.

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Terrace, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I took my First Nations 12 class to the museum and was very impressed with the tour and the presentation.

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Thank Terri C
Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

A good introduction to the history of Prince Rupert and information about the First Nations culture of K'san, Kispiox and Gitanyow where we were heading next.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Really worth a visit ..a good range of First Nation cultural artefacts .. and insights in to the history of the region ,

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Thank C R
Port Townsend, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This museum provides a good introduction to costal first nation culture in general, and Tsimshian culture in particular. Don't miss it if you are in Prince Rupert.

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Thank Stephen C
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a great museum. It has wonderful First Nation art and artifacts along with a good history of both First Nations and Europeans in Prince Rupert. All with spectacular views. Not to be missed.

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Thank Neil S
Prince Rupert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Self guided museum and gallery which has a great display of historical and contemporary artefacts, also a great place to pick up gifts and First Nations Art

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North Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

As a collector for many years and a former resident of Prince Rupert, the native art collection at the museum is outstanding, with many pieces rivalling those of the BC museum of Anthropology. A do not miss for lovers of northwest art and history.

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Thank David A
Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Highlight of our visit to Prince Rupert. Museum artifacts were well displayed and the interpretive panels very informative. Knowledgeable staff were able to answer all my questions. Highly recommended.

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