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Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay

2 Second Beach Road | Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia V0T 1S1, Canada
+1 250-557-4665
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WONDERFUL MUSEUM PLUS MORE!

We were fortunate enough to visit this wonderful Heritage Center located just a few kilometers from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HappySnr123
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Nanaimo, Canada
Wonderful museum and cultural centre

Definitely a necessary place to visit when in Haida Gwaii. Located near Skidgate, we spent over an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eliza-Tay
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“haida heritage” (22 reviews)
“totem poles” (20 reviews)
“gift shop” (11 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Second Beach Road | Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia V0T 1S1, Canada
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+1 250-557-4665
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to visit this wonderful Heritage Center located just a few kilometers from the Skidegate ferry terminal. It is quite big and has several exhibits inside. The souvenir shop is loaded with beautiful handcrafted items mostly for tourists with deep pockets. There's...More

Thank HappySnr123
HaidaHeritageCentre, Cultural Ambassador at Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming to the Haida Heritage Centre! Not only is Terri-Lynn a model but also a lawyer and singer, a wonderful lady with many talents! We are happy to have you and hope to see you in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a necessary place to visit when in Haida Gwaii. Located near Skidgate, we spent over an hour learning about the people and cultural practices of the Haida Nation

Thank Eliza-Tay
HaidaHeritageCentre, Cultural Ambassador at Haida Heritage Centre at Kay Llnagaay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for stopping by! We are happy you enjoyed your time here at the Haida Heritage Centre, hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a fabulous museum. There is a ton of great information on Haida culture and history and it is very well laid out. The staff are informative and helpful. The building itself is beautifully designed - attractive and well thought out on the inside...More

Thank tleve
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

A must stop if you wish to learn about the Haida. Info on totems and totems themselves are quite interesting and beautiful. Lots of info on Haida History and culture. Need about 2 hrs, free tours available Can also witness the carving of totems in...More

Thank michaelbkolsky
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Provides an excellent and thorough overview of Haida culture and history. Guided presentations are particularly wonderful - very knowledgable guide who oozed her love and pride for her culture, and gave a much more comprhensive understanding of the Haida poles. They also offer a great...More

Thank Pierre S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Centre is in a stunning location with local Haida guides. There are pole tours as well as plenty of visual displays, videos, and on sifte pole carving to see. I was glad I went before my tour of Gwaii Havanas, since it gave me...More

Thank Maggiev6j
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The Cultural Centre is modest-sized but certainly worth a visit. It tells the story of Haida culture and history, mostly through the historic pieces on display - what we now consider art but which was an intrinsic part of the culture. Unless you really take...More

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The architecture reflects the look and feel of an ancient Haida village on the beach. Each totem pole has a history and a back story. Don't miss the totem tours with one of the Museum hosts. The art and exhibits are well presented and described....More

Thank REO-LTL
Reviewed 17 June 2017

A first class, modern cultural centre with a lovely restaurant. Extremely friendly staff, helpful, knowledgable and willing to stop what they are doing to answer questions. A definite must see if you are vising the area.

Thank DiscoverAndEnjoy
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

An excellent introduction to Haida history and culture, inside & out. Great little cafe for lunch & giftshop. Only complaint: the "no photos" rule in museum area :-(

Thank JocelyneReview
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Liam_Ragan
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Response from Kim D | Reviewed this property |
It's because some flashes on cameras are too bright and can cause damage to the artifacts.
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