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Museum of Northern British Columbia

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Address: 100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
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+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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Fabulous Northwest Museum

This museum is a must see! Words cannot describe the beauty within this building. The staff is friendly and available to help and answer questions, and the gift shop is fantastic

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
Michelle B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This museum is a must see! Words cannot describe the beauty within this building. The staff is friendly and available to help and answer questions, and the gift shop is fantastic

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This museum was a great place to visit and we found the attractions to be incredible. The tour that the museum runs is also very informative. I would definitely recommend friends and family to visit.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

take some time and tour this museum. Well worth the history of the ports and the land /habitats surrounding the city .

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very reasonable price to enter, only 6 dollars for adults and 3 for teens. There is plenty of lovely First Nations artifacts and a very lovely view of the bay.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in the local history of the Prince Rupert area, this place is a must-see. Many very nice archeological artifacts on the Native people, as well as information on European settlement. There are also special galleries with art by local Native Americans/First People. Great gift shop with lots of books and look cal handcrafted item to take... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Easy to navigate, very informative, wonderful location. Recommend that the descriptions be re-done to be accessible. Right now the print is very small, the glare from the exhibit lights make most almost impossible to read and the letter coloring is white on a silverish back ground.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Has a lot of the first nation culture and artifacts.. Quite educational. The park behind the museum was very lovely.. Enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very interesting beautiful carvings and artifacts of past history the Museum was well planned out .Well worth a visit.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

A large collection of native artifacts inside a spectacularly-designed building with longhouse features. The view from the "conference" room was excellent. While the focus was mainly on native relics, there were also Chinese artifacts acknowledging their contribution to building the railroad as well as other similarly back-breaking tasks.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Really well done. Bright, interesting arxhitecture. Great, educational displays. Give it a couple hours at least to read and learn.

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