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Now called Nuyumbalees Cultural Center; Don't miss it!

View and learn about beautiful repatriated ceremonial masks and other First Nation art and cultural... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Stefanie V
Closed until June 2018

A very nice museum! We were lucky to be allowed inside and see the potlash masks, but we were told... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
Nicolas D
Paris, France
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

View and learn about beautiful repatriated ceremonial masks and other First Nation art and cultural treasures. Cute small gift shop. At the moment, they seem to have long-weekend-like hours so call a day or two in advance to make sure they are open. Very worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stefanie V
Reviewed May 8, 2018

A very nice museum! We were lucky to be allowed inside and see the potlash masks, but we were told that the museum is closed at least until June 2018. Check before travelling there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed October 15, 2017

This is a very unique First Nation Museum full of repatriated Potlach items returned from the National Museum in Ottawa" it is wonderful to see these items returned to their rightful owners, and to seem them lovingly displayed and shared with the public. The rxplaination...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank freedom06
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Cultural history is alive and well on Quadra Island as evidenced by this attraction bursting with historical displays, totem poles and knowledgeable staff. The small gift shop is well organized and has a good selection. The only thing lacking, I would say, is the lighting...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Via_girl
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Stopped at the museum while spending time on Quadra, and on the recommendation of a friend from Qualicum Bay. Beautiful building with a wonderful collection of masks and art that have been recovered. Staff very helpful and accommodating. Wonderful glimpse into the world and culture...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lynda D
Reviewed September 18, 2017

This out of the way Native Art Museum has one of the best collections of native art you'll ever find. The items are well displayed and the descriptions are short and to the point.Allow at least one hour for your visit. There is no photography...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank eddyVictoria_B_C_
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with a group of us. The history is amazing and the museum is by far one of the best. It costs 10 dollars per adult and young children are free. The scenery is perfect for an outing. The museum offers a gift shop...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JR02014
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre was one of the best things we saw while visiting Quadra Island. Outside there are houseposts (totems), petroglyphs on the rocks, a garden displaying indigenous plants, and a tv with recordings of the elders telling stories. Once inside cameras are not...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HarvestMoonBc
Reviewed August 6, 2017

If you're wanting to learn about Kwagiulth First Nation's history and culture then this is one of the places to visit. The masks and stories and cultural items are beautifully and clearly presented. 3000 + year old petroglyphs as well can be viewed in the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

This was our last stop on a quick trip to Quadra Island, and we ended up wishing it had been our first. It's a beautiful building located near the water in Cape Mudge Village, with amazing petroglyphs outside the entrance. In spite of being a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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