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The Museum at Campbell River

470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
250/287-3103
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.

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Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful little community museum. We always take visitors here and also visit it for our own enjoyment. It is well laid out, unbiased and really informative. Well worth a visit.

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Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just driving into the parking lot of the CR Museum is fun and the collection of this area's art and history lives up to expectations.

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Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This museum displays Campbell River's history very well. It is interactive and tells a lot about Campbell River native culture, traditional fishing, logging. There are three historic films. It is a wonderful place to visit. I take my friends there when they come to visit and enjoy it every time.

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Campbell River, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A great surprise for sure,one of those must do things when out of town company arrives and your looking to show off Campbell River

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We have been in the Campbell River Museum a number of times. There are wonderful cultural displays and videos of Ripple Rock blast, and First Nations cultural stories. The art is wonderful and exhibits are definately worth going in to see. The museum also hosts boat wildlife tours, bear and whale watching tours through out the summer months, we have... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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36 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A wonderful museum. Extremely high quality artifacts, especially the First Nations materials. Gives excellent insight into the origins of Campbell River as a logging and fishing town. Good movies in the film room.

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Courtenay, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Though the displays in the Museum are mostly static, there are some with sound & video interactivity. If you want a broad overview of Campbell River history, with a significant emphasis on First Nations contributions then this is the place to go for an introduction. Good gift shop for Native design items. Friendly staff. Set aside at least an hour... More 

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Kassel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

An excellent museum with lovingly installed themed displays, showing everything from First Nations culture and narratives to fish fabrication. Also includes a historic cinema showing a film on the engineering feat of removal of the Seymore narrows. Definately go there!

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Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Native exhibit well done. Not one for museums but found this to be very interesting. Well done Campbell River.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The history was very well presented and the film of Ripple Rock was fascinating. The day we visited there was the family from hell which prevented us from seeing some of the better parts and the lady on the front desk kindly let us come back again the next day. We did wander around the outside garden afterwards and I... More 

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