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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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They've done a lot of work

Wow, this has changed in the last several years. Last time I was there it was a bit lame. NOW, it's... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Vancouver Island, Canada
The Little Museum That Could..

Campbell River, B.C. is home to a little museum that hold a powerful punch when its delivering... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Dale M
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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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“ripple rock” (49 reviews)
“gift shop” (25 reviews)
“local history” (26 reviews)
470 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2B7, Canada
+1 250-287-3103
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Wow, this has changed in the last several years. Last time I was there it was a bit lame. NOW, it's awesome! It reminds me of the Victoria Provincial Museum. If you haven't been for a while go see our history and a replica of...More

Thank BC K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Campbell River, B.C. is home to a little museum that hold a powerful punch when its delivering education. It houses a collection of West Coast Native Art that even rivals the British Columbia Provincial museum. It also houses an impressive collection of Campbell Rivers history....More

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Relevant and welcoming! I am always happy to revisit- the exhibits are fantastic. And I have to admit I visit even more frequently for the gift shop!

Thank Puccinidiva
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best local museums I have ever seen. Lots of great displays with many artifacts depicting the fishing and logging industry along with the general history of the area. Very professionally put together. Also sells authentic local native art in the...More

Thank Wayne K
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Looking for something to do on another rainy Campbell River day? Look no further then! I really enjoyed the displays and short movie. The gift shop surprised me and I was able to grab a few nice items from there as Christmas gifts

Thank X1722OWamandas
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a great museum- for the size of Campbell River this museum is first class. We were thrilled with the displays- We have been several times now.

Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

For a smaller museum, this is excellent. There are several areas where the children can actually touch/use things. We had people from age 5 up to age 72 in our group and all had fun.

Thank jjhhcw
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Logging,fishing,pulpmill and tourism. A visit to this small but impressive museum is a must! It will give you a very good idea of what the town has gone through to get where it is today. Locals display there personal art and craft from wood and...More

Thank 1bobCanada
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very well done exhibits with a strong emphasis on aboriginal culture. Very interesting and informative.

Thank John H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

we went on the day we came to Campbell River, some friends told us it was so beautiful, so nice to see the carvings, and the native story. Also the ripple rock storey and movie great to see that. absolut a must see.

Thank cristalockheard
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Les B
2 November 2017|
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Response from Kerrista | Reviewed this property |
An all day visit with a lunch break will allow you to soak in the atmosphere and time periods it represents. We visit everything, because they have everything!
1 December 2016|
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Response from Connie R | Property representative |
It's best to allow 1 to 2 hours.
fred g
10 August 2015|
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