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Quw'utsun' Cultural and Conference Centre

200 Cowichan Way, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6P4, Canada
+1 250-746-8119
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Stunning totem poles, fine storytelling

Second visit here, with a particularly fine 30 minute tour from John that included traditional... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Don L
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Sebastopol, California
via mobile
Excellent Cultural experience

The hourly Guided tour is Highly Recommended. Otherwise you will miss out on most of what makes... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Grant C
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200 Cowichan Way, Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6P4, Canada
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Second visit here, with a particularly fine 30 minute tour from John that included traditional spirit stories and how they inculcate good behaviors in the young ones. Fine offering of sweaters and other woolen objects in gift shop.

Thank Don L
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The hourly Guided tour is Highly Recommended. Otherwise you will miss out on most of what makes this such an excellent visit. The guide will reveal the symbolic meanings, stories and cultural significance woven into the totems and the buildings. The restaurant is "spartan" in...More

1  Thank Grant C
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I went to a conference here. The proprietors were accommodating, welcoming. the center is interesting, informative, peaceful and serene. The history of first nations people presented, their culture and art was wonderful.

Thank gailtelford
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Just a great afternoon wandering in the magic and honoring environment at the Centre. A community pride!

Thank Colleen C
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Begun in 1986 from Expo buildings, the center is closing due to a lack of interest in native culture by visitors. It will be a real loss.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This centre is large and can accommodate many people. The view of the river is good. The catering and facilities are good. Weddings and Memorial Services take place and Conferences. Have not eaten at the restaurant. This centre does not open until June. Unfortunately the...More

Thank honeybunny2014
Reviewed 29 December 2015

It could be nice if it was open more than by chance. Used to be have a good art shop. The restaurant if open has a good riverview location.

Thank llancagirona
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This definitely will teach you about the First Nation culture and also allow you to purchase hand made sweaters and crafts

Thank Jane3722
Reviewed 27 August 2015

A nice place to have a corporate function or product launch. Right off the highway and lots of parking.

Thank EcoAdvisor
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Beautiful setting along The Cowichan River with good outdoor restaurant overlooking the river & close to the casino

Thank Roy C
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