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The Museum at Campbell River

470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
+1 250-287-3103
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Excellent for all ages

For a smaller museum, this is excellent. There are several areas where the children can actually... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
jjhhcw
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Campbell River, Canada
Campbell River Past and Present

Logging,fishing,pulpmill and tourism. A visit to this small but impressive museum is a must! It... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
1bobCanada
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Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ripple rock” (47 reviews)
“local history” (26 reviews)
“first nations” (64 reviews)
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470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

For a smaller museum, this is excellent. There are several areas where the children can actually touch/use things. We had people from age 5 up to age 72 in our group and all had fun.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Logging,fishing,pulpmill and tourism. A visit to this small but impressive museum is a must! It will give you a very good idea of what the town has gone through to get where it is today. Locals display there personal art and craft from wood and...More

Thank 1bobCanada
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very well done exhibits with a strong emphasis on aboriginal culture. Very interesting and informative.

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

we went on the day we came to Campbell River, some friends told us it was so beautiful, so nice to see the carvings, and the native story. Also the ripple rock storey and movie great to see that. absolut a must see.

Thank cristalockheard
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The museum in Campbell River had me flabbergasted with its beauty, native art and story is very impressive, fish and logging industry also amazing to see.

Thank bertjansen1340
Reviewed 29 December 2016

There were a few storms around and we decided to visit the Museum, the exhibitions and story that it tell of Campbell River were very well presented and informative.

Thank Davetheaddick
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This museum will tell you every thing you need to know about the history and origins of the wonderful city and community of Campbell River. If you are a visitor this is a "must see" unless, of course, you are visiting "The Salmon Capital of...More

Thank howard m
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This museum not only has a very interest architectural building, Totem Pole and Ship in it's yard. The inside contents are most interesting and a very welcoming place to hang out. You can brows simply by looking at the artifacts or by reading all the...More

Thank Elayne T
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very professional and well done museum, lots of local native art items for sale in the gift shop too.

Thank goodgreenmolly
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Whether you live in Campbell River or are visiting the area, you must stop by the Museum. It is a wonderful experience learning about the history of Campbell River and surrounding areas. There is something for everyone. History on First Nations, Logging, Fishing and so...More

Thank Margaret W
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queens888
1 December 2016|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
It's best to allow 1 to 2 hours.
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fred g
11 August 2015|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
Hello. If you are coming from the south of Vancouver Island, a nice scenic route is to drive up 19A the coast highway. Once you are in Campbell River you will drive to 5th Avenue and turn left. The building is actually... More
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2cornishrex
14 June 2015|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
Hello. Yes the Museum is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Seven days a week during the summer months. During the winter, October 1 - May 18 we will be open noon - 5 p.m. from Tuesday - Sundays. Hope to see you at the Museum at... More
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