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Address: 2 Second Beach Road | Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia V0T 1S1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-559-7885
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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A MUST do when on Haida Gwaii

The Kay Llangaay Center in Skidegate is an exceptional experience. It displays the Haida Culture beautifully and one can even get a guide (at allocated times of the day) to tell... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kay Llangaay Center in Skidegate is an exceptional experience. It displays the Haida Culture beautifully and one can even get a guide (at allocated times of the day) to tell you the stories of the poles, canoes, and exhibits throughout the center. The museum also has a great over view of the island history, wildlife, and Parks Canada.... Well... More 

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Telkwa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

In order to fully appreciate the history and culture of the wonderful archipelago that is Haida Gwaii, you need to understand what the Haida have survived. The museum and gallery provide an education that allows for a much richer experience when exploring the rest of the islands. The staff are very helpful and answered a lot of questions I had... More 

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Quesnel, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Center is very interesting place to visit, awesome displays of Haida costumes/apparel. Bistro food is delicious and they even sell native gifts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a 'must see' when in Skidegate; impressive displays, information and gift shop. Very educational.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing museum with exhibits that have been very thoughtfully constructed. Our kids loved this part of our journey on Haida Gwaii. We visited towards the end of our trip but I would recommend doing so at the beginning as it provides context for all that you will see on the islands. I also suggest you find a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I didn't make it to the Heritage Centre until about 6 weeks into my stay on Haida Gwaii and I deeply wish I had made the time earlier. The centre is very well put together with beautiful art pieces but more importantly there is lots of cultural history to absorb that can inform your visit to these islands. Did notice... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It was a beautiful day, so we could walk around. The previous day was pouring rain, not great for walking outside. Great place to visit, and have a lunch.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stopped by here in September 2016. The totems and exhibits were interesting, but the guided tours had ended for the summer. Would have been better had we been able to have a guide.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time (several hours) to take in an interpretive tour and examine all the many cultural artifacts that are displayed in the various rooms. There are also several work areas where new carving is taking place and existing large work is being stored. There is a ceremonial area (pictured above) where local cultural events... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

So much to see and learn about the culture. Great displays and the artistry was just amazing. Difficult to capture in words. So much history and it's good to see they are able to maintain it. The jewel of the island. A very proud accomplishment. A few things that could be improved upon. If they had a person both in... More 

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