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Kaatza station museum and archives

125 S Southshore road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada
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Kaatza Museum

The Kaatza Museum is for anyone interested in the History of Logging in the early years (even... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
snear
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B.C.
Great stop to strectch your legs.

Great little museum. Entry is by donation. There are some nice trains and artifacts of the early... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
G-Daawg
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B.C., Canada
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125 S Southshore road, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Kaatza Museum is for anyone interested in the History of Logging in the early years (even before chainsaws) From the logger - logging camp living - sawmills - rail transport & to the communities around Lake Cowichan. The museum displays are well exhibited to...More

Thank snear
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great little museum. Entry is by donation. There are some nice trains and artifacts of the early days of logging. Big parking lot, A&W across the street, take a break here if you're heading to Port Renfrew.

Thank G-Daawg
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing! I love history and moving to Lake Cow I wanted to know the history of this town and surrounding area . I was amazed at how much information was available and how helpful the staff is. We always take our visitors there . Indeed...More

Thank Marg M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

There are a series of trains set up and some history of the area--nicely done and right bedside the Lake Cowicahn and a waterfront walkway. And it is free and not at all busy and the whole area is very clean

Thank 1goodytoo
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I like to take visitors to the museum just across the street from where I live. There are many pictures and information about the old growth forests that were here and how the early logging was done.

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stumbled across this museum after making a small detour off the Trans Canada down Highway 18. And what a find! This museum is fairly small but it is amazing how much interesting "stuff" they have packed inside - as well as the full size...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

The Kaatza Station Museum was an unexpected, short-stop gem! My son wanted to see the trains out front and the inside displays were really nicely constructed as well. The museum is inside an old railway station & admission is by donation. We enjoyed learning more...More

Thank RuralRoadtripper
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The other reviews saw most of it, but they don't emphasize that this is one of the best depictions of West Coast rainforest logging back in the day when the biggest trees in the world were being taken out. Port Alberni has a more complete...More

Thank ianjc
Reviewed 2 March 2016

this a very small but very well done museum. loaded with history of this area tucked handily in Katza park in the centre of town.

Thank deedeedeedee_12
Reviewed 13 August 2015

When we arrived the museum was actually closed so we had a look at the displays on the outside. My husband had never seen a vertical piston steam engine. there was a gathering at the museum and when we walked past a friendly lady asked...More

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