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U'mista Cultural Centre, Alert Bay

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
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  • We had a wonderful experience at the U'mista Cultural Center. We were lucky to be able to join a tour and get the history behind some of the masks and other artifacts. We learned a lot about the First...  read more »
  • Based on a collection of work originally confiscated by mounties in the early 1900's the display of masks alone is well worth the visit 
  • There is such a rich history here with a horrid past. The masks and snippets of traditional stories are unforgettable. The museum highlights Canadian history including the good and the bad. I unfortun...  read more »
  • My experience came through the TV channel FNX Klcs Los Angeles and it was fabulous, with colorful dance masks, that were very traditional and awe inspiring. I want to go, maybe this summer. I need to get to some pow wows and different gatherings and thing's, so this is up there on a possible getaway area and do some hiking and fishing. Thanks for the experience and traditional presentation.
  • They had interesting Native artifacts on display, & very interesting informative documentary movies on their Native History.
  • Great collection of art, old and new. Wonderful, knowledgeable staff. A great source of information about the indigenous people of the area, and their history.
  • Beautiful collection, good source of information
  • Such beautiful art - ancient and new