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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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We stopped in here to find out a bit more info about the area.it was well worth the visit as it... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
harleychick1962
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Olympia, Washington
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interesting history of logging and fishing in the area

located about 1 km south of downtown Campbell River on the Island Hwy....interesting exhibits of... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Ed I
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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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“local history” (29 reviews)
“ripple rock” (51 reviews)
“gift shop” (26 reviews)
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470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
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+1 250-287-3103
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in here to find out a bit more info about the area.it was well worth the visit as it does a great job displaying and sharing the history of the area. We especially enjoyed the logging history as I come from a family...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

located about 1 km south of downtown Campbell River on the Island Hwy....interesting exhibits of logging history and pioneer families

Thank Ed I
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

Some happy ladies working in the desk who is ready to help with any auestions. There is also a gift shop where you can buy hand made gifts.

Thank Rose R
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

Very well done museum, and well focused on this area. Portions feature different aspects that balance visual, audio and written descriptions. Great display and presentation of First Nation masks as well as artifacts. Other areas were logging, pioneer, fishing. Only thing I'd wish is that...More

1  Thank rdgtchr
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Reviewed May 26, 2017

We LOVE this place, and although we live in Courtenay, we visit The Museum at Campbell River each month. Always something new to see, beautiful informative displays, like life itself. And on the way out we always stop and purchase several books for $2 each,...More

3  Thank Paulshappy
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Recently visited the Campbell River Museum with my family. Impressed by the quality of the displays and artifacts. Definitely worth a look. They have an excellent video showing how Ripple Rock was blasted back in the 1950's.

1  Thank Kim_757Xray
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Took my young grandson to this attraction while visiting Campbell River. Very friendly and knowledgable staff, fantastic interactive displays, well laid out and truly has captured the history of Campbell Rivef and area. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank EagerB
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Reviewed May 12, 2017

The video of the masks was my favourite. There is a lot of history to learn about Campbell River. There is also another video about the rock explosion which is really interesting. Great family spot

1  Thank Liv_franks_6
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Beautiful views from their location. Easy free parking. Does a good job of describing the growth of the greater Campbell River area, with entertaining and interactive displays. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank myjunkgoeshere
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Reviewed April 25, 2017

videos to watch - interesting. native artifacts for now has the tourist information centre location.

Thank Chuck715
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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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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
It's best to allow 1 to 2 hours.
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fred g
August 10, 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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