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The Museum at Campbell River

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Address: 470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-287-3103
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Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can...

Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.

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A must-see in Campell River

I have family in Campbell River. I make a point of visiting the museum every time I go. It's small, but it has an amazing collection of artifacts and information regarding the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Escondido, California

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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have family in Campbell River. I make a point of visiting the museum every time I go. It's small, but it has an amazing collection of artifacts and information regarding the history of the area--fishing and logging industries, the First Nations people--including an incredible First Nations mask display with an interesting story to tell. It's very unique and informative.... More 

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Campbell River
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is so full of things to look at you have to examine every nook and cranny. The aboriginal mask display is amazing. They also have short videos in a theatre setting about interesting facts around town.

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Campbell River, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a frequent visitor to this wonderful small museum located in the small community of Campbell River. This museum does an outstanding job of showcasing the interesting history of Northern Vancouver Island. A recent exhibit was the Anne Frank Exhibition brought to Campbell River from the Netherlands by the students of a local Secondary school. One of the many... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Campbell River for the weekend and stopped in at the local museum on a whim. Glad we did, exhibit on logging locomotives was awesome, very well laid out and very informative. Professional and polished, not what we expected for a small town museum !!!

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Aarau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

gives a indepth view into the history and the development of the city of Campbell River! charming staff and very well established historical scenes arranged in different rooms of the museum.

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lots of interesting facts and the tour of the boat was really interesting. Enjoyed out time. Place was quiet so it felt like we had the museum all to ourselves.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Very well laid out and extremely interesting. After our visit we felt like we had a much better understanding of the area's history. The short films , I highly recommend.

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Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

very well done. reminiscent of BC museum. Very in depth information on the local area and engaging displays.

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

A very impressive museum for a small committee. Absolutely worth visiting; educational, interesting, visually entertaining, and fun for the whole family!

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This museum, though small, is a wonder. Amazing collection of First Nations art and artifacts, and wonderful interacting exhibits on local history. A great window into life in Campbell River across the centuries!

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