Museum of Northern British Columbia, Prince Rupert

(4.5/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • Strolled thru the museum on a business engagement ,after the meeting had a look around . Very impressed with all the displays,all the first nations art and stories from the past . Very interesting, de...  more »
  • This was an interesting stop on our day the Port of Prince Rupert. We had done a bit of a cultural walk around the city, stopped in a few shops, chatted with the locals and had a coffee. On the way ba...  more »
  • It wasn't my first time in Prince Rupert. This time, I was with friends in tow, so I took them to the museum. The staff are unfriendly, cool, and distant. Please make this important museum a warmer, m...  more »
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  • Interesting exhibits if you are interesting in archaeology and local cultures
  • Small, though very nice, exhibit and beautiful artifacts housed in a very impressive building.
  • I was happy to be here for $6 on a rainy day.
  • Definitely worth a visit if you happen to find yourself in Prince Rupert with an hour or so to spare
  • Making history fun!