Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Whistler

(4.5/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Visit Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre for a look into the heritage and history of the First Nations in the area. The center is dedicated to preserving the culture of Squamish and Lil’wat indigenous people, and highlighting their distinctions and shared practices. On a guided tour, accompanied by a First Nations cultural ambassador, you’ll visit an authentic building that combines Squamish longhouse and Lil’wat pit house styles, while the guide imparts interesting stories and facts. See traditional performances, view local art and relics, sample indigenous food, attend workshops, and enjoy the scenic mountain views. Arrange to visit Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and other attractions in Whistler using our Whistler itinerary maker.
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  • The Cultural Center is a well curated center which shares the history and stories of the Squamish and Lil'wat peoples. A documentary film, personal tour, lesson in cedar rope making and a very emotion...  more »
  • I found the residential schools exhibit to be really fascinating. Holly was our tour guide (from the Lil'Wat nation) and she spoke a bit about her growing up. She also showed us how to make Cesar rope...  more »
  • Lear how two native tribes blend their cultures and heritage to co-exist rather than fight over territory. This is a wonderful story, a well thought out tour and a beautiful facility. We came to get o...  more »
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  • You should not miss this museum when visiting Whistler. It’s amazing! Watch the short movie, walk around the galleries and make your own bracelet following instructions of a friendly staff member. Top attraction!
  • Very nice place to Learn the tribe culture and ways of living. Guided tour is recommended which is free
  • A modern place about the old Squamish culture. Good and interesting exhibition.
  • Inspiring place to visit, learn and immerse.
  • What an amazing centre! We hosted an evening reception for delegates at a conference we held in Whistler earlier this month (June 2015). The staff was professional and easy to work with, especially considering our tight timelines (10 days). I was very pleased with the way they provided suggestions to make the evening one our guest would not forget. Would definitely recommend a visit.