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Kitimat Museum & Archives

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Little timer capsule

It is like stepping into the 50’s at this little museum...Kitimat did not exist until 1954 and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kitimat, Canada
Wonderful archives, helpful staff.

Very helpful staff, archives of great interest to me. Lots of gifts to buy. A must to visit if you... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Anne H
Clayton-le-Moors, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Little timer capsule”
11 Sep 2018
“Wonderful archives, helpful staff.”
Explore town history with the coming of Alcan’s aluminum smelter in the 1950s, early valley settlement, and Haisla traditional arts and technology. Additional displays feature regional geology, flora, and fauna. The temporary gallery offers changing...more
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293 City Centre, Kitimat, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia V8C 1T6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is like stepping into the 50’s at this little museum...Kitimat did not exist until 1954 and the exhibits are from that time...They have a wonderful gift shop a must stop and see....

Thank snowietoo
Denise P, Kitimat Museum & Archives at Kitimat Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at our Museum!

Reviewed September 11, 2018

Very helpful staff, archives of great interest to me. Lots of gifts to buy. A must to visit if you come to Kitimat.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Very good place for unique gifts and often they have attractions upstairs. There was a skating attraction and also there have been art shows too.

Thank lizwud
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

While staying with family in Kitimat for the first time, we visited the museum to find out a little bit more about the history of the place. It's located right next to the Mall in the town centre and very accessible. The exhibits are very...More

1  Thank WooWard1966
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is worth a 30 minute visit when visiting Kitimat or simply for an afternoon looking for something different to do! The staff are wonderful, the exhibits are over the top and the shop offers a wide collection of interesting souvenirs.

1  Thank WorldTravel246
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Small and local museum telling the long history of the area and its growth. Lots of information gathered here and the place where my other half grew up 50+ years ago. Interesting to see all the places that had not changed that much from the...More

1  Thank Tom W
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Excellent information on the area and very well managed. Friendly and helpful staff. Great gift ideas

Thank Lori P
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Very impressed with this museum: comprehensive overview, sufficient detail, well organized, clean and concise.

Thank KBeliveau
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Loved the history all around - great exhibits, amazing detail - good gift shop very helpful and friendly staff - a must visit!

1  Thank Jdgem
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Great little museum for a small town. A lot of cool things to see on both floors and it is very well run

Thank John R
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