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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  • This museum has a good variety of local artifacts, native carvings and a cradle lined with moss but also an old typewriter from the CNR and furniture used by settlers. There is even some contemporary ...  more »
  • We so enjoyed our visit to the Museum. Count on spending 1-3 hours....so much to look at . Well planned out - great place to spend a rainy day !  more »
  • Lived here many years and gone through the museum in both the old and now location several times with my family and visitors. Enjoy it every time, see something different every time. Very proud of the...  more »
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  • Wonderful place to visit,the exhibition of native American art and history are real nice but they should be dusting off the exhibition boxes...
  • Great place to apend a rainy day in Prince Rupert. Extensive exhibition of local ├ártifacts for $6 admission fee.
  • Good little museum with some history of prince rupert and local first nations of the area.
  • Lovely museum, friendly staff, good admission price!
  • Excellent presentation of local history