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The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre is a three-storey, 30,400-square foot award-winning First Nations tourism facility. Guests are offered a guided tour from a local First Nation cultural ambassador who share their knowledge and stories while...more
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We booked a tour for our group and it was such a good decision. Our tour guide Bill started the tour splitting us into three groups and teaching us the dances of each - Wolf, Raven and Eagle (if I remember correctly). I was surprised...More
To learn about the First Nations that have lived on this land for generations from those same First Nations (rather than as curated by the colonizers) is a powerful experience. But don’t worry, you won’t walk away feeling guilty, just better informed. The centre is...More
Anyone who is interested in the fascinating history of 2 of the First Nation people should not miss this venue. The guided tour, including a short film and craft lesson is excellent for all ages. There is a gift shop which offers superb 'presents' at...More
As part of a senior's group tour of the centre, I enjoyed our tour and particularly our guide, Bill. He was so full of heartwarming stories and beautiful rich information about everything in the centre. We all got to dance to his singing and laugh...More
I visited the Cultural Centre during my visit to Whistler, as a "rainy day" activity and am glad that I did. The first nations guide for the tour did an excellent job of introducing us to the different aspects of the Lil'Wat and Squamish nations...More
This is a must for any traveler with genuine interests in history and culture. The center is informative and welcoming.
The gift shop is brilliant with heaps of local artifacts small light weight items that are easy to carry home.
This is a wonderful place to visit giving on an insite into how this culture evolved .,
Guided tours each hour is best way to look at everything..
The guides give you all the information and readily answer any questions you have.
There is still a movie which is very informative and interesting, but the eagle flight was not part of this presentation. We found the knowledge and thought provoking stories of the guided tour made for a great appreciation... More
There is still a movie which is very informative and interesting, but the eagle flight was not part of this presentation. We found the knowledge and thought provoking stories of the guided tour made for a great appreciation of the first nations local history, and would definitely visit again when in the area.