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Educational and a thought-provoking experience

A lovely little museum with a fascinating collection of indigenous artifacts. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2022
BGJinns
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Victoria, Canada
Beautiful carvings, totem poles, canoes, and artifacts.

Extremely well done, small historical presentations of artifacts. Helpful staff. If you visit at... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

A very nice museum!
We were lucky to be allowed inside and see the potlash masks, but we were told that the museum is closed at least until June 2018. Check before travelling there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nicolas D
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

This is a very unique First Nation Museum full of repatriated Potlach items returned from the National Museum in Ottawa" it is wonderful to see these items returned to their rightful owners, and to seem them lovingly displayed and shared with the public. The rxplaination of the items bring the materials to life. This isatruly wonderful experience and it feels good to see a First Nations community managing their own resources in such a positive manner.congratulations!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Cultural history is alive and well on Quadra Island as evidenced by this attraction bursting with historical displays, totem poles and knowledgeable staff. The small gift shop is well organized and has a good selection. The only thing lacking, I would say, is the lighting in the display cases, which if improved, would enhance the overall experience. A definite must do if you have cultural interests and are visiting Quadra Island.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Stopped at the museum while spending time on Quadra, and on the recommendation of a friend from Qualicum Bay. Beautiful building with a wonderful collection of masks and art that have been recovered. Staff very helpful and accommodating. Wonderful glimpse into the world and culture of some of the amazing First People of the area.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

This out of the way Native Art Museum has one of the best collections of native art you'll ever find. The items are well displayed and the descriptions are short and to the point.Allow at least one hour for your visit. There is no photography allowed and,unfortunately,they don't have a book for sale showing their collection. Across the road is a well designed area of native plants etc. which,again unfortunately,has been neglected in terms of maintenance.A few hours of weeding and raking could restore it to its original beauty.Another point that would bring more visitors would be better signage helping motorists find this treasure because that is what it is. Enjoy your visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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