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Ksan Historical Village and Museum

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Nice little museum

Sadly we were unable to have a guided tour of the houses which would have made quite a difference... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Mike P
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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
Fabulous Cultural center

It was well worth the price of the tour plus the nearly hour of time, to be able to go into the... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
E2536PSdavidr
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1500 Hwy 62, New Hazelton, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia V0J 2J0, Canada
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Sadly we were unable to have a guided tour of the houses which would have made quite a difference to our visit, but the museum was really interesting (no charge, donations only), and we could see the setting by the river (just like a model...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike P
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

It was well worth the price of the tour plus the nearly hour of time, to be able to go into the Frog House, the Eagle House, and the Fireweed House, three important representations of long houses used by the First Nations people of this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Interesting museum about life and culture of Indian people. Good guided tours and authentic houses and equipment.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

This recreated Gitxsan First Nations village on the banks of the Skeena River, provides an insight into the lives of the native people. I recommend you take the guided tour, to see some fantastic artefacts in each of the longhouses and here the interesting stories...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stuart P
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

A must do if you are in the area of New Hazelton. The small museum if a gem which does not overwhelm or bore you. What it does is present quality artifacts which are caused to clearly explain the history of the local people. Interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

a wonderful place in a beautiful setting. The Campground is immaculate. the staff is friendly and helpful. Very interesting historical village offers a real insight into the Ksan culture and history

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank harrytpk
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

If you have any interest in BC history and the art and architecture of our indigenous people this is a must see. Gorgeous buildings and setting. Many beautiful examples of carving and architecture.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MicheleAndDan
Reviewed November 27, 2017

The museum and inside of the buildings were closed when we visited in mid-October 2017. We were able to walk among the totems and exterior of the buildings, which was rewarding in itself. It's a very beautiful site on the Skeena River and the golden...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KatBern
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Very friendly helpful staff. Had a large selection of First Nations Gift items. Staff assisted me when I shopped for gift items. Wide selection of gift items

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Morrison2016
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Beautiful setting, on the banks of the Skeena River. The replicas of the longhouses were amazing. Some beautiful artifacts in each. The guide was very knowledgeable. The museum had some beautiful artifacts as well. The gift shop was great.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 314aprild
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