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Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Museum and Store!

We did a quick stop into the Touchstone Museum in Nelson and learned about the history of the area... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2019
Pathfinder739207
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Very nice facility

The gallery/museum combination makes for an interesting visit. The people at the desk were... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2019
booboo51
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Cranbrook, Canada
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Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is a multi-faceted organization with a history museum exhibition, regional archives, two contemporary gallery spaces and a fabulous gift shop. The history museum features an introduction to the Sinixt...more
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Suggested Duration:1-2 hours
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502 Vernon St, Nelson, British Columbia V1L 4E7, Canada
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We did a quick stop into the Touchstone Museum in Nelson and learned about the history of the area. It was very informative and we found connections to the Northern Idaho area where we have lived for years. We loved the gift store, filled with local artist's work. It's a
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The gallery/museum combination makes for an interesting visit. The people at the desk were extremely helpful.
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Great way to learn about the history of Nelson in a beautiful building. More history than art, always good to be reminded about the important role of immigrants. Great rainy day activity.
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On the ground floor is a lovely art gallery and upstairs a museum which is well laid out and sets out the history of the local area well. It is in a beautiful building which is interesting in itself. Incidentally, if you are a member of the English National Trust there are
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Excellent informative displays about regional heritage and rotating exhibits in heritage post office right in centre. Very welcoming staff, attractive gift shop. Visit well worth time spent!
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