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Museum of Northern British Columbia

100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
+1 250-624-3207
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A definite must

Any visitor to PR should try to take in this very nicely done museum. Only takes an hour or so to... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Pierre S
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Vancouver, Canada
Great overview of History of the Area

Visited the museum on a rainy day in Prince Rupert. Great place. Interesting history and fine art... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
Joyce H
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Learn about the history and culture of Northwest Canada from thousands of years ago as well during the 1800's.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“first nations” (38 reviews)
“gift shop” (21 reviews)
“long house” (8 reviews)
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100 First Ave., Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 3S1, Canada
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+1 250-624-3207
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"native art"
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"great collection"
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"northwest coast"
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"guided tour"
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"beautiful building"
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"extensive collection"
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"worth a visit"
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"take your time"
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"informative displays"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Any visitor to PR should try to take in this very nicely done museum. Only takes an hour or so to visit but well-worth it.

Thank Pierre S
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Visited the museum on a rainy day in Prince Rupert. Great place. Interesting history and fine art exhibits too. Liked the gift shop also.

Thank Joyce H
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We spent about 1.5hrs here, taking our time looking at the many exhibits and reading about local history and customs. The space is built to resemble a long house and display cases are well situated to give plenty of room to move around and linger...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

The Museum of Northern BC is compact and full of rich history. I have visited this museum a couple of times and, on each visit, have learned something new. While the space itself is relatively small you can, nonetheless, easily spend at least a couple...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Really informative regional museum. Has recently been renovated to a high quality. Well worth taking the time to find.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We received a lot of interesting information about Prince Rupert, First Nations art and history and local connections of the museum.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Staged in a purpose built building resembling a First Nations long house the museum displays the every day wares of local First Nations as well as some of the ceremonial regalia. Exhibits are well documented and there are good text panels covering major topics. Every...More

1  Thank DIVERSTWO
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I had about an hour of free time and decided to go to this museum. It is a small museum, but has a lot of very well written stories up on the walls. Nice gift shop as well.

Thank Michaela T
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was a disappointing trip after all the good reviews. There was not a lot things to see! And if there was something to see, you could not know the exhibit things were authentic or not. And if it was authentic there was no date...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the museum. Lots of native American stuff. Found it very interesting. Great gift shop

Thank Caitlin G
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