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Address: 621 Island Highway, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250-286-3161
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A Collection of Maritime Memorabilia

I liked the tour of the BP45 fishing seiner which appeared on the old Canadian five dollar bill! What a beautiful job bringing the old girl back to life! Congratulations to all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Herb P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I liked the tour of the BP45 fishing seiner which appeared on the old Canadian five dollar bill! What a beautiful job bringing the old girl back to life! Congratulations to all who worked on her!!

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Sunshine Coast, Canada
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had an excellent tour at the Maritime Heritage Centre. I was entertaining a business traveler from California, and we were both suitably impressed. Lots of interesting artifacts, spotlessly clean, and well educated employees. Worth the small price of admission, and a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours.

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Planet Insectia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Came here to see the eagle and other predatory bird festival which was in the Maritime centre so one got to go in and see most of the other exhibits too. Lots of interesting maritime and nautical artifacts though there is no central theme. The main attraction is the BCP 45 fishing vessel that featured on one of the older... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The guides were very friendly and knowledgable. There was a surprising amount of items on display. We spent over two hours.

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Edmonton, Canada
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12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stopped in after taking in the pier. A lot of information in a small place. Had a very friendly and informed tour guide who took his time to explain all the articles to see. The physical fishing boat from the Canadian 5 dollar bill is able to be seen, photographed and boarded with guide. A nice history to the... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We attended a wedding reception at this gorgeous location and it was wonderful! The service was attentive, the food was delicious, the views were amazing!

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BEAVERTON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This museum is small but the exhibits are interesting. The center piece is a fishing boat which was pictured on the Canadian $5 bill for several years. It was restored by volunteers over a period of several years, most of it hand work. The result is beautiful. There are also many other eclectic exhibits donated by a local collector with... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Lots of interesting items and you actually get a personal tour of the seiner that was on Canada's five dollar bill. Another highlight is the handmade boat built by a blind, one armed man. Well worth the $5 admission.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

As we were late in the season we had a personal guided tour and spent ages talking about the trawler, local fishing and the locale in general, good afternoon out

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Seeing our disappointment, this gentleman waved us in and took us on his own 30 min personal tour. The highlight of the place is a magnificently restored fishing boat that is the one captured on the $5 bill in Canada. The story behind it and the dedication the volunteer restoration crew put into it is moving.

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