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Museum of Northern British Columbia

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100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
+1 250-624-3207
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A Celebration of History

The Museum of Northern BC is compact and full of rich history. I have visited this museum a couple... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
PookyCake
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Victoria, Canada
Well worth the visit

Really informative regional museum. Has recently been renovated to a high quality. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
RobEvans_11
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Learn about the history and culture of Northwest Canada from thousands of years ago as well during the 1800's.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“first nations” (38 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
“long house” (8 reviews)
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100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

The Museum of Northern BC is compact and full of rich history. I have visited this museum a couple of times and, on each visit, have learned something new. While the space itself is relatively small you can, nonetheless, easily spend at least a couple...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Really informative regional museum. Has recently been renovated to a high quality. Well worth taking the time to find.

Thank RobEvans_11
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We received a lot of interesting information about Prince Rupert, First Nations art and history and local connections of the museum.

Thank Tímea Laura M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Staged in a purpose built building resembling a First Nations long house the museum displays the every day wares of local First Nations as well as some of the ceremonial regalia. Exhibits are well documented and there are good text panels covering major topics. Every...More

Thank DIVERSTWO
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had about an hour of free time and decided to go to this museum. It is a small museum, but has a lot of very well written stories up on the walls. Nice gift shop as well.

Thank Michaela T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It was a disappointing trip after all the good reviews. There was not a lot things to see! And if there was something to see, you could not know the exhibit things were authentic or not. And if it was authentic there was no date...More

Thank Goodlife89
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the museum. Lots of native American stuff. Found it very interesting. Great gift shop

Thank Caitlin G
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Has some interesting exhibits but is not large. You only need an hour or so to go through. Worth a quick look. Entry is $6

Thank TreckingLee
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We stopped by the museum during our stay in Prince Rupert and would say it's worth visiting, especially if you aren't from the area. Growing up in BC many of the artifacts and artwork were very familiar but it was good to learn more about...More

Thank Lauren V P
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Interesting small museum. Artifacts were well displayed and the information provided about the history of the area was good. Special exhibit when we were there was an interesting addition.

Thank Susan P
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