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The Museum at Campbell River

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Address: 470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250/287-3103
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Description: 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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Nice little Museum

If you have some time visit the local museum in Campbell River. Well worth your time for some local history and very knowledgable staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Vancouver Island, Canada

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

If you have some time visit the local museum in Campbell River. Well worth your time for some local history and very knowledgable staff.

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is first class. We've taken all of our visitors there and they rave about the place. For a community this size it is incredible. Everything you want to know about the area from the aboriginal peoples, to logging, to fishing and of course ripple rock you will find on display here. Well worth your time.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A large amount of information and dsiplays help the visitor to understand why Campbell River became what it is today. Covering the history of First Nation peoples through the traumatic times of European exploration, by both the Spnish and British, and colonisation by the latter. Thoroughly worth a visit.

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Markham, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

excellent collection of Native's artifacts and culture and other early Canadian art. They also have some very good dvds to watch.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very interesting exhibits, especially the thoughtful and moving First Nations section. Friendly staff who spoke both English and French. Good gift shop too.

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Vernon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went specifically to see the video about the blasting of Ripple Rock in the late 50's. For history of how the aboriginal people lived on the island, the early fisherman, etc, go to the museum.

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Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

CR is so lucky to have such an awesome museum! It has a great gift store and fantastic exhibits on fishing, forestry, first settlers, and First Nations. Very interesting content and beautiful exhibits. Really impressive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Jemima and the puppeteers were fantastic!! Kids loved the craft and show about our local Ripple Rock blast in 1968. The puppet show gave it a hilarious twist and the child participation was perfect! Loved that they put on an extra show just for our daycare!

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Campbell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Aboriginal display and the short movies and also a gift shop. All types of displays and a steam locomotive outside

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Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Very high standard of displays - Victoria's museum write small! The film of the enormous explosion to widen a navigation passage was particularly interesting.

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Address: 470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 250/287-3103
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Campbell River

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