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Whistler Museum

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4333 Main St | In Florence Petersen Park., Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-932-2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small local museum tucked behind the Public Library in the North Village. Good use of 30-45 minutes to view some Olympic paraphernalia, including the Olympic torch which you can hold and pose with. Also, some interesting history behind the founding and growth of Whistler, and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even for me, a BC native, this was an interesting museum of sports history. Lots of info and good stories!! Well done!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting olympic history but so very little on EARLY history before 1950 and there was real history then, whether they have it documented for the area? Or not...

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum of modern Whistler history highlighting its changes from being a small outpost to the holding of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Must visit!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RobboH
Reviewed August 15, 2019

This museum is "by donation" entry which goes to maintaining the museum & protecting the bears of the area. It is a small museum but full of displays about the local animals, the history of Whistler and more recently it's place in history as an...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Toowoombatourist
Reviewed July 23, 2019

Although I am from Quebec and never experienced the beginnings of Whistler and Blackomb as ski resorts, I can relate because I grew up in the fifties and sixties in Quebec skiing in the Laurentians. The ski culture was the same; live to ski! I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BoppinRobin
Reviewed July 14, 2019

A small museum with items about the area and the Winter Olympics celebrated there. It’s a small grouping of exhibits which is free of charge to view, but donations are appreciated. Visit will take less then an hour and the hostess will be happy to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Paula M
Reviewed July 13, 2019

This is a smaller museum that is easy to get through in an hour or so. Fun facts to read about, great wildlife displays, great photos of what Whistler was 'before' the BOOM! Loved all the Olympics memorabilia, medals, actual closing, pics, etc. Also enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank PETUNIA1985
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Flashback to 2010 and the excitement of the Olympics in Whistler. Grab hold of the torch, don a medal or two and take a selfie of your former Olympic glory. Explore Whistler's beginnings and tid bits along the history of this resort today. Enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Izee B
Reviewed May 11, 2019

As a part-time volunteer in a small museum, I understand how community-based small museums can sometimes struggle to tell their story. The Whistler Museum doesn't. The artefacts and displays are a good mix, with plenty of information about the landscape, the fauna, First Nations, the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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