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Took about 2 hours going through the museum and found it really enjoyable. It was great going and... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
coolerthanunicorns
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Campbell River, Canada
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Excellent Local Resource

An excellent place for a family to visit, especially if the weather is poor. Professional displays... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
Tom P
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Calgary, Canada
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Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.
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470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
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All reviews ripple rock local history gift shop first nations great exhibits willows hotel logging history fishing history haig brown rainy afternoon float house small theatre well worth the visit couple of hours on display all ages lots of parking
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Took about 2 hours going through the museum and found it really enjoyable. It was great going and learning about the local history of Campbell River as I’m not originally from here. Very cool.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

An excellent place for a family to visit, especially if the weather is poor. Professional displays and dioramas tell a variety of stories: fishing, logging, first nations and pioneers. Very informative but at a high enough level to not get boring. For those more interested...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thanks so much for your review Tom! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for mentioning the Archives, they are often overlooked! The Archives Research Centre is open Tuesday to Friday from 1 to 4pm, or by appointment.

Reviewed October 29, 2018

This is a small but interesting museum with much to offer. Staff are knowledgeable and the museum presents many First Nation exhibits with their place in history as well as other activities in the local area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gentleBrisbane
Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for the review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 20, 2018

Stopped here after making our way thru the construction... Was a wonderful local museum. Local history and well appointed. Told the story of the area. Would recommend a stop if in the area and looking to spend some time

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fishcat
Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thanks for your review, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your trip! Thankfully the construction is no longer making it challenging to get here!

Reviewed September 19, 2018

We spent all day enjoying the exhibits, the videos and recommend this museum highly. You will learn the history and culture of Campbell River. The videos of Ripple Rock and Roderick Haig-Brown were excellent. I want to go back to find out the progress of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Flora L
Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for your review and for spending the time to learn about Campbell River's history and culture!

Reviewed September 18, 2018

Visiting the museum was a great activity for a rainy day but this place is worth a visit no matter what the weather is. They have done a very good job with an informative and comprehensive look at the First Nations People's of the area....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cucina58
Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad to see you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

A small but informative museum that shows the history of the area from First Nations to logging to the removal of Ripple Rock. There is also a scavenger hunt for kids and adults alike.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank FranKyLaur
Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for the review, we always appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed September 9, 2018

After visiting various parts of Vancouver Island, the museum added the finishing touch. Our Adventure Quest Grizzly Guide had told us about the movie at the museum that explained Ripple Rock. It was excellent. You leRn about the tribes before and after the Europeans came...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

We are glad to hear you were so interested to learn more about our region's history after your grizzly adventure! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed September 8, 2018

The history of how the Campbell River settlement began and how the industries developed is told in a dramatic and clever way. Many artifacts to view in this well set out and very informative Museum. You can stay as long as you like so no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you so much for your review, the feedback is very much appreciated! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed September 6, 2018

Unfortunatley we turned up late and didn't really have the time to totally appreciate the museum in its entirety. What we did manage to see was well put together and very interesting. The lady at the desk was very helpful and let us back in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Di S
Museum at C, Public Relations Manager at The Museum at Campbell River, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Thank you for your review and please do come back soon, there is a lot to see! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the parts you did see.

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Les B
November 2, 2017|
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Response from Kim_757Xray | Reviewed this property |
I think 1-2 hours would probably work for most people.
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queens888
November 30, 2016|
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It's best to allow 1 to 2 hours.
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fred g
August 10, 2015|
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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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