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Ksan Historical Village and Museum

1500 Hwy 62, New Hazelton, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia V0J 2J0, Canada
+1 877-842-5518
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This recreated Gitxsan First Nations village on the banks of the Skeena River, provides an insight... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stuart P
Outstanding

A must do if you are in the area of New Hazelton. The small museum if a gem which does not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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“guided tour” (7 reviews)
“long house” (3 reviews)
“totem poles” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
1500 Hwy 62, New Hazelton, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia V0J 2J0, Canada
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+1 877-842-5518
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"parking lot"
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"artifacts"
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"insight"
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"culture"
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"totems"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank Stuart P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank The B
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Reviewed 14 May 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

Thank harrytpk
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Reviewed 2 April 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.

Thank MicheleAndDan
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Reviewed 28 November 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

Thank KatBern
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Reviewed 7 September 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

Thank Morrison2016
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Reviewed 9 August 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.

Thank April D
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We spent about 2hrs here with our family (grandparents, sister, husband, our 2 daughters (11 & 9) and niece (8). The tour was very informative, it was a recording that we listened to played by our guide and then she answered any questions that we...More

Thank Lorelei D
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

If you visit the village you absolutely have to book the tour. We learned a lot about the First Nation clans in the area, about their craftsmanship, their feast, how they organized their clans and about their traditional clothes. A lot of the things in...More

Thank Stefan R
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The tour was OK, but not special. Guide was trying g hard, but as a student somewhat limited knowledge of the subject matter.

Thank Christoph F
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