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Port Alberni Maritime Discovery Centre

2750 Harbour Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7X2, Canada
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Well Worth A Visit!

Had a day museum tripping and really glad I stopped here for some Maritime, First Nations, and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Sarah 1
Great day out for all the family

I have never been here before but really enjoyed this trip, Something for all the family, from old... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2014
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13 Oct 2015
“Well Worth A Visit!”
2 Sep 2014
“Great day out for all the family”
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2750 Harbour Rd, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 7X2, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Had a day museum tripping and really glad I stopped here for some Maritime, First Nations, and world history. Although off-season, the lady overseeing this non-profit (donation only) museum, locked up to escort me into the lighthouse for a private viewing. The people in Port...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2014

I have never been here before but really enjoyed this trip, Something for all the family, from old to young, really enjoyed it Staff very friendly and informative

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

This is a small building and another building that was a lighthouse on the pier. Although small, they have a lot of interesting information packed inside if you take a few minutes to read and watch. The day we visited a very knowledgeable man took...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2014

We stopped by here on a Wednesday afternoon. The Centre was much smaller than we were expecting and the time needed to explore it was not much at all. Inside the lighthouse display area, there were three young women who appeared to be staff. They...More

Thank Tom_on_vacation
Reviewed 15 July 2014

There are not a huge number of things to do in Port Alberni. The steam train and mill are great, and you really have to do that. The Lady Rose cruise is world class. Other attractions are mostly outdoor stuff. For inside things to do...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Lots of history. Excellent display about the Tsunami in 1963. Learned about the history of lighthouses on the BC coast. Guides so informative and friendly.

Thank anthiso
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We visited during a trip to Port Alberni in June. Well worth the visit to see and read the many interesting exhibits - at the time we were visiting there was some refurbishment work being completed but that did not affect our enjoyment.

Thank manswa
Reviewed 25 May 2013

There is a lot of maritime history in Port Alberni . They were only open for a day yesterday and open again in June . Lots to get into. Im going back cuz you need some time to look through their displays. Then you can...More

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