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The Museum at Campbell River

470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
+1 250-287-3103
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Beautiful history

Some happy ladies working in the desk who is ready to help with any auestions. There is also a gift... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rose R
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victoria
Just the right size

Very well done museum, and well focused on this area. Portions feature different aspects that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rdgtchr
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Through numerous exhibits and an extensive research library visitors can learn the history of northern Vancouver Island.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (26 reviews)
“gift shop” (24 reviews)
“ripple rock” (45 reviews)
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470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
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+1 250-287-3103

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some happy ladies working in the desk who is ready to help with any auestions. There is also a gift shop where you can buy hand made gifts.

Thank Rose R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well done museum, and well focused on this area. Portions feature different aspects that balance visual, audio and written descriptions. Great display and presentation of First Nation masks as well as artifacts. Other areas were logging, pioneer, fishing. Only thing I'd wish is that...More

1  Thank rdgtchr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We LOVE this place, and although we live in Courtenay, we visit The Museum at Campbell River each month. Always something new to see, beautiful informative displays, like life itself. And on the way out we always stop and purchase several books for $2 each,...More

3  Thank Paulshappy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Recently visited the Campbell River Museum with my family. Impressed by the quality of the displays and artifacts. Definitely worth a look. They have an excellent video showing how Ripple Rock was blasted back in the 1950's.

1  Thank Kim_757Xray
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Took my young grandson to this attraction while visiting Campbell River. Very friendly and knowledgable staff, fantastic interactive displays, well laid out and truly has captured the history of Campbell Rivef and area. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank EagerB
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The video of the masks was my favourite. There is a lot of history to learn about Campbell River. There is also another video about the rock explosion which is really interesting. Great family spot

1  Thank Liv_franks_6
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Beautiful views from their location. Easy free parking. Does a good job of describing the growth of the greater Campbell River area, with entertaining and interactive displays. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank myjunkgoeshere
Reviewed 25 April 2017

videos to watch - interesting. native artifacts for now has the tourist information centre location.

Thank Chuck715
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Good wet weather activity for a couple of hours. A brief insight to the local history but involves lots of video watching to understand fully.

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Worth spending a couple of hours in rainy (or even sunny) weather. Take the time to go into the theatres and read the explanations with the exhibits.

Thank BabyboomerCalgary
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queens888
Approximately how much time would I need for this museum?
1 December 2016|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
It's best to allow 1 to 2 hours.
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fred g
How to get there?
10 August 2015|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
Hello. If you are coming from the south of Vancouver Island, a nice scenic route is to drive up 19A the coast highway. Once you are in Campbell River you will drive to 5th Avenue and turn left. The building is actually... More
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2cornishrex
Is it open Sundays?
14 June 2015|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
Hello. Yes the Museum is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Seven days a week during the summer months. During the winter, October 1 - May 18 we will be open noon - 5 p.m. from Tuesday - Sundays. Hope to see you at the Museum at... More
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