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Address: 6393 North West Marine Dr. | (Near UBC), Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2, Canada
Phone Number: 604.822.5087
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Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Museum of Anthropology, on the campus of the University of British...
The Museum of Anthropology, on the campus of the University of British Columbia, is an incredible collection of artifacts and art from around the world.
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interresting, but expensive

you will find many information about the first nations in Canada. Unfortunately the fee is about 20$ each.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

you will find many information about the first nations in Canada. Unfortunately the fee is about 20$ each.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

There's a lot to learn about the Inuit and other native cultures, and the museum also has a section that's dedicated to world anthropology. The exhibitry is extremely engaging and the artifacts are housed in a magnificent building designed by Canadian architect Erickson. The main hall showcases some beautiful totem poles and wood carvings/artifacts and leads to other galleries and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved this museum, it is all beautifully set out and loved the way their whole collection is able to be seen and not locked away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great journey through the Canadian history. Learned a lot. Love the ocean view as well. Close to UBC. Got here by rental car.

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Vancouver, Canada
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83 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We have visited MoA several times. It gives an amazing visual history of the native people, culture and is unique to BC. We take visitors to BC from Canada and the US to this amazing museum. It is well layed out and compact. The art and history of the First Nations is amazing. It is on the beautiful UBC campus... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Did you know you can rent the museum for private events? I worked with the museum on an event that used the full AV package with the guests looking out the large windows in the central area. The atmosphere added so much to the event. Most of the areas were open to the guest for the duration and we even... More 

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Whistler
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

The Museum building is so magnificent that it is worth a visit even without the first class collection it harbours. I believe the building is an Arthur Erickson design that epitomises the West Coast modernist movement in Architecture. The ceilings are high, the plate glass extensive, the concrete forming the basis for the whole spectacular event. Make no mistake, the... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

The collection of totem poles is the best anywhere, but walk into the smaller rooms, where European porcelain will dazzle you, scrimshaw burnish your dreams of Moby Dickinson, South Seas artifacts scare you a big, and American-Indian treasures drive John Wayne from your mind. There's an after-thought cafeteria, and a smallish shop -- but what you and your kids will... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Taking one of the free guided tours helped tremendously in understanding the exhibits and appreciating the rare , lost and now recovering art. Another neat activity that can be done nearby is taking all 403 steps down to the wreck beach ( naturalist 😉) and exploring this wild an secluded beach with a beautiful view

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This museum is full of historic indigenous artifacts and modern folk art, clothing and accoutrements from not just the Pacific Northwest, but from all over the world. It's a working museum - you will see scholars restoring pieces and giving lectures, Native Americans performing dances and telling stories, hands-on activities for school kids. There is a little something for everyone.... More 

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