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Audain Art Museum

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We visited the museum last year as we'd never been and it was quite new. Beautiful architecture... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ladner, Canada
A delightful, priceless collection of West Coast Art

The Audain has it all - a stunningly designed building, an inspired, well-curated collection of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lucie M
Vancouver, Canada
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Experience the art of British Columbia, from the traditional works of the province's First Peoples through to its contemporary masters, in one of Canada's most treasured wilderness destinations. Admission is always free for children 18 and younger.
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4350 Blackcomb Way, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-962-0413
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the museum last year as we'd never been and it was quite new. Beautiful architecture and interesting exhibits.

Thank KerriD26
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Audain has it all - a stunningly designed building, an inspired, well-curated collection of a manageable size, and a great gift shop. But it's really the indigenous art of BC's coastal peoples that will take your breath away - both early and contemporary. And...More

Thank Lucie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came on a rainy day and it added to the ambiance. As we walked down the hallway, the rain created a wall outside the window and everything felt calm. The architecture of this buildings adds to the experience. The space compared to other museums...More

Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a special trip to Whistler from North Vancouver to see this museum. The museum is well located in the centre of Whistler. If you come by car and park on lots 4 and 5 the parking is free. These lots are directly behind...More

Thank Capisce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was amazing! A must visit if you're travelling to whistler. Loved the historical carvings, the docent lead tour was great! I asked so many questions and they were very keen to answer, it's a non for profit housing some of the best art...More

Thank minniefeakes
AudainArtMuseum, Marketing & Communications Manager at Audain Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear minniefeakes, Thank you for sharing your amazing experience at the Museum. We are thrilled to be able to showcase the rich history of art-making in British Columbia with the many visitors to Whistler each year. We highly recommend the docent tours and are happy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to the museum as I'm an art collector and interested in seeing what local museums have in their collections, particularly relating to their local areas. However it appeared the Audain does not have anything special or particular. It was expensive so I didn't...More

Thank brissie16
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Recently visited the Audain gallery and was immensely impressed by the exhibits and staff there. Highlight for me was the giant wooden First Nations carving that took over three years to make (see included photo). I also love identifying a favourite First Nations mask with...More

Thank BrasilCopa
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The architectural structure of the museum, with lots of warm wood, is already a work of art, and very pleasant to the eye in the surrounding forest. We particularly enjoyed the E.J. Hughes room, but every exhibit and explanations of the native arts and depiction...More

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Visit here! In between hikes, runs, or visits to a pub, this lovely museum provides a sanctuary for the senses. The building itself is an architectural wonder, constructed to make optimal use of the surrounding scenery and light, using lines and shapes that make it...More

Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed September 3, 2018

This was our first visit to the Audain. It has a nice collection of art by Emily Carr and other BC artists. We enjoyed the exhibits.

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September 10, 2017|
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Response from AudainArtMuseum | Property representative |
Admission is $18 + GST for Adults. Children 16 and under are always Free. We are closed Tuesdays.
April 29, 2017|
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Response from halfcentheather | Reviewed this property |
sorry i didn't reply to your question. i was on holidays and have just returned home. hope you took a chance & paid a visit anyway.