Kitimat Museum & Archives

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Kitimat Museum & Archives
4.5
History Museums
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Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 exhibitions of arts, culture, and history. Visit the Museum Gift Shop for a variety of decorative gifts including, jewelry, and First Nations design merchandise, local artwork, clothing, and more. Second-floor is accessible via lift.
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ladybugladybug2018
Calgary, Canada28 contributions
The welcome atmosphere makes this place a joy to visit. I have visited this lovely location on previous visits and it has never failed to be a very good thing. I love the local art. The gift shop is full of excellent gift items just waiting to be discovered. Don’t miss out , visit this little gem, if your travels take you to Kitimat.
Written September 21, 2020
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Julie D
Vancouver716 contributions
Family
Very nice building with a thorough history of Kitimat. There are many displays to enjoy and a small gift shop on the first floor. On the second floor, they had a temporary display of flamingo dancing. Very nice.
Written July 11, 2019
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Lori S
45 contributions
Family
The museum was a nice surprise for my 10 year old son and myself. We really enjoyed looking at all the animals and there was so many that blended in, that it took awhile to spot them.
Also...some really cute and pretty souvenirs here.
Written October 20, 2018
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snowietoo
Kitimat, Canada13 contributions
Family
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....
Written October 2, 2018
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We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at our Museum!
Written October 3, 2018
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Anne H
Clayton le Moors, UK26 contributions
Couples
Very helpful staff, archives of great interest to me. Lots of gifts to buy. A must to visit if you come to Kitimat.
Written September 12, 2018
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lizwud
Kitimat .B.C.15 contributions
Friends
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.
Written March 4, 2018
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WooWard1966
Cork, Ireland88 contributions
Family
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 well laid out and it was very informative and interesting.
There's a little souvenir shop in the museum too. Entrance to the museum is free but there's a donation box should you wish to make one towards keeping the place running.
A very enjoyable visit, thank you.
Written August 23, 2017
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WorldTravel246
Kitimat, Canada35 contributions
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.
Written July 19, 2017
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Tom W
Clinton, Canada311 contributions
Couples
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 early days, but then the huge changes later on. Lots of fun and well worht the look around.
Written March 5, 2017
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Lori P
Kitimat, Canada6 contributions
Friends
Excellent information on the area and very well managed. Friendly and helpful staff. Great gift ideas
Written November 14, 2016
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