Museum of Northern British Columbia, Prince Rupert

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Learn about the rich indigenous cultures of the region at Museum of Northern British Columbia, where you can observe thousands of artifacts. Admire meticulous carving of the wood cabin-style architecture, take a look at various shamanic and ritualistic objects, and enjoy the picturesque, waterfront views. Be sure to check out the onsite gallery, home to temporary and revolving art exhibits. Top off your tour with a visit to the gift shop, where you can pick up a few locally made souvenirs. Plan to visit Museum of Northern British Columbia during your Prince Rupert vacation using our convenient Prince Rupert holiday planner.
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  • August 15, 2017
    The facility is beautiful and there are many impressive artifacts but the signs have way too much information, the artifacts themselves have virtually no information, and there's no good, grounding mo...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    You can follow the development of the first nations, with lots of displays related to their living, eating and cultural activities. Of course fish are predominant in the lifestyle. Great history lesso...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Beautiful pieces perfectly highlighted, Museum clear and spacious. It is really worth a visit!
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  • June 18, 2017
    My awesome husband and I truly enjoyed this museum. Their collection of Native artifacts and current happenings is rich and inspiring. We especially loved the young people's exhibit on their connection to the land. Beautiful museum and beautiful people!
  • June 27, 2017
    Amazing artifacts . Found out puffins beaks shed. Didn't know that. The section where children come together and tell their feelings of being Canadian was powerful.
  • June 8, 2017
    Wonderful place to visit,the exhibition of native American art and history are real nice but they should be dusting off the exhibition boxes...
  • February 15, 2017
    Great place to apend a rainy day in Prince Rupert. Extensive exhibition of local àrtifacts for $6 admission fee.
  • April 15, 2017
    Good little museum with some history of prince rupert and local first nations of the area.

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