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The Museum at Campbell River

470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
+1 250-287-3103
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Campbell River History under 1 roof

Whether you live in Campbell River or are visiting the area, you must stop by the Museum. It is a... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Margaret W
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Campbell River
Excellent museum with a view

This is a surprisingly good museum for such a small City! If you plan on visiting Campbell River... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
Katnelsen
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Abbotsford, Canada
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Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
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+1 250-287-3103
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Whether you live in Campbell River or are visiting the area, you must stop by the Museum. It is a wonderful experience learning about the history of Campbell River and surrounding areas. There is something for everyone. History on First Nations, Logging, Fishing and so...More

Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a surprisingly good museum for such a small City! If you plan on visiting Campbell River, this is a must Stop! The First Nations exhibit is very good, and the gift shop is quite nice. The view over the Harbour is quite astounding...More

Thank Katnelsen
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The young children were so good and totally interested in the displays, not bored at all, we also enjoyed it ., the history of Campbell River and area displays are really well done. Not a large museum, but they have made excellent use of the...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stopped in just to kill some time and were totally impressed by how great this little museum really is.

Thank Kileebear
Reviewed 10 November 2016

For a small town like Campbell River, their museum is very impressive. To start with it is housed in a beautiful building with exhibits outside (a tug boat and logging equipment). Inside there is a first nations exhibit, a model of a historic Campbell River...More

Thank travellinmoma
Reviewed 3 November 2016

very nice inside great history and knowledge we were very impressed with all of the history we would go back again.

Thank Ginas220
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There is a really cool and fascinating story at the beginning told through narration and masks that are lit up. There's a hands on area and a tour through "old" Campbell River! There is a neat area at the end that highlights their Japanese Sister...More

Thank 898breem
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great exhibits and well presented information about local First Nation's tribes and early settlers including some interesting short movies. Delightful gift shop , you could do all your Christmas shopping in one stop!

Thank jannyannel
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It may not look too big but this museum packs lots in it. The displays allow you to immerse yourself in the past. Their changing gallery always has something interested on display, too.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's a small but very nice museum. Shows a lot of Campbell River history. Has a great location & very nice gift shop.

Thank gram846
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queens888
1 December 2016|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
It's best to allow 1 to 2 hours.
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fred g
11 August 2015|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
Hello. If you are coming from the south of Vancouver Island, a nice scenic route is to drive up 19A the coast highway. Once you are in Campbell River you will drive to 5th Avenue and turn left. The building is actually... More
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2cornishrex
14 June 2015|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
Hello. Yes the Museum is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Seven days a week during the summer months. During the winter, October 1 - May 18 we will be open noon - 5 p.m. from Tuesday - Sundays. Hope to see you at the Museum at... More
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