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
  • a really nice museum for everyone, great building, rooms and collection, nice gift shop too. I would definitely encourage anyone to stop  more »
  • We had a very wet hour to spend in here, having a look at all the neat Native Art and Exhibits. I would say that I could have easily spent 2 more hours here and still not seen everything. If I had one...  more »
  • I'd say this is an exceptionally professional museum. I'd go back for a repeat any time. Right on main street near the harbour.  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!