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Address: 502 Vernon Street, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4E7, Canada
Phone Number: 250-352-9813
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small but interesting.

This small museum has interesting exhibits on Nelson, its history and the history of the surrounding area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Thomas W
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Middlesex, VT

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Middlesex, VT
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7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This small museum has interesting exhibits on Nelson, its history and the history of the surrounding area.

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Thank Thomas W
Kelowna, Canada
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very small museum with some very interesting subjects on the area but I found in lacking in exhibits.

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Thank Hawk M
nelson
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I recently found some special and unique christmas gifts at the giftshop. Nice to support local artists.

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Thank sundaysue
Banff National Park, Canada
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185 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Very interesting exciting exhibit collaboration of two artists. Technically excellent and subject matter may not be to all tastes.

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Thank 10000elle
seattle
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

This is a very well put together Museum of Nelson History. One of the best I have seen for a small City.

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Thank foxyseattle
Canmore, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

a great place to visit to get a grasp of the history of the town, very well curated, displays were interesting and the gift shop had lots of quality art and unique gifts

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1 Thank mogy2012
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My husband and I live in Nelson and went here to find out more about the history of the place we live. I found it to be fairly well done. It wasn't as fascinating an experience as I hoped it might be, but I did enjoy it.

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Thank TerriDavies
Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Touchstones Museum is located in one of the most beautiful buildings in all of Nelson. It is easy to enjoy being inside of this building. The exhibits on the history of Nelson really help to captivate this area'a past without having to commit hours to the event. However, the attempts at the iPod exhibit, to be creative, innovative, and... More 

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Thank Nlesonloon
Nelson, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great place to take the family for an interactive experience. Always changing gallery. Lots of Nelson and area history

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1 Thank Trina W
Chilliwack
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We enjoyed the displays, stories, and atmosphere. Museum covered the area very well. Galleries added some unique additions.

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1 Thank HawkeyeGM

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