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The Museum at Campbell River

470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
250/287-3103
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Description: Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.
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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

The museum, though small was well appointed and gave a thorough description of the areas history. Staff were knowledgeable and accommodating. Immaculate grounds with an explanation of some of the local fauna

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Learn all about Campbell River with interactive displays. Great for families or just a refresher visit for locals.

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Campbell River, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

What this museum lacks in space, it makes up for in quality. Excellent First Nations exhibit. The fishing and logging exhibits are interesting too. Always enjoy a few hours at this museum. And the grand kids like it too.

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The museum was smaller than I expected, but the displays and information was great, watching the small film on ribble rock was a highlight along with first nation exhibit

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Cowichan Station BC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Excellent permanent displays that are always being added to. Interesting and varied changing displays. Great gift shop. Friendly staff. Great review of fishing, forestry etc of the north island town and area.

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Aspen, Colorado
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13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This museum is about the area of Campbell River and the First Nations who inhabit(ed) this part of Vancouver Island. Really presents interesting things in a fascinating way. Not too big, but very complete. Do not miss the movie about the removal of Ripple rock.

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Campbell River, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

For a small community, this museum has it all - something for everyone. And it doesn't take all day to see the whole thing!

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Campbell River, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This place has an amazing native mask collection that is narrated and tells indigenous legends. For a small museum it has an incredible array of historic material of the region including old film clips of the largest peacetime explosion until recent times of Ripple Rock. Also the gift shop has a wonderful collection of native jewelry and artwork. Well worth... More

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A true gem. The exhibits are wonderfully laid out, with appropriate information. The 'movies' are great!

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A very interesting and well laid out museum that offers the most wonderful and interactive programs for our local school children! A really nice way to spend a few hours!

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