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Nanaimo Museum, Nanaimo

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
Discover the city's indispensable contributions to Canada and find out about the first settlers at Nanaimo Museum. Take a guided tour and bring your trip alive with stories of what life was like for the Snuneymuxw First Nation, the native people of the region. Pay special attention to the replica coal mine, illuminating the main economic thrust of the city and giving you insight into life in the depths. Stop off at the affordably priced gift shop for a memento. Add Nanaimo Museum and other attractions to your Nanaimo trip itinerary using our Nanaimo travel itinerary maker.
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  • We had been up island for a few days and on our way home, decided to visit the museum. The heavy rain put a damper on a walk or hike. The museum does an excellent job of showing the early history of N...  read more »
  • This small and compact museum covers the history and resource industries of the Nanaimo area. The admission is quite inexpensive. The museum includes an exceptional gift shop with reasonable prices. 
  • Really enjoy visiting this museum as it provides a good history of Nanaimo and it is done in a very nice style. Give it try I guarantee you will not be disappointed. 
  • The Bastion and why was it built.Some miss guided advice about the fierce Indians that were supposed to attack the white man.Those Indians didn't fall for the poor advice that they were fierce nor did they intend to even bother attacking.This part of Nanaimo's history isn't mentioned that much about our neighbours and should be taught in the local schools.
  • A small local museum that is packed with information. I hope they keep investing money into it, and i would love to see it grow over the years to come
  • Nice little museum with fun history
  • I had a great time visiting here... Can't wait to visit again
  • Excellent tapestry exhibit.
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