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Kwagiulth Museum and Cultural Center

#34 Weway Road, British Columbia V0P-1N0, Canada
+1 250-285-3733
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Not to be issed

This is a very unique First Nation Museum full of repatriated Potlach items returned from the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
freedom06
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Vancouver Island, Canada
Gem attraction on Quadra Island

Cultural history is alive and well on Quadra Island as evidenced by this attraction bursting with... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Via_girl
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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#34 Weway Road, British Columbia V0P-1N0, Canada
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+1 250-285-3733
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a very unique First Nation Museum full of repatriated Potlach items returned from the National Museum in Ottawa" it is wonderful to see these items returned to their rightful owners, and to seem them lovingly displayed and shared with the public. The rxplaination...More

Thank freedom06
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Cultural history is alive and well on Quadra Island as evidenced by this attraction bursting with historical displays, totem poles and knowledgeable staff. The small gift shop is well organized and has a good selection. The only thing lacking, I would say, is the lighting...More

Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Stopped at the museum while spending time on Quadra, and on the recommendation of a friend from Qualicum Bay. Beautiful building with a wonderful collection of masks and art that have been recovered. Staff very helpful and accommodating. Wonderful glimpse into the world and culture...More

Thank Lynda D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This out of the way Native Art Museum has one of the best collections of native art you'll ever find. The items are well displayed and the descriptions are short and to the point.Allow at least one hour for your visit. There is no photography...More

Thank eddyVictoria_B_C_
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with a group of us. The history is amazing and the museum is by far one of the best. It costs 10 dollars per adult and young children are free. The scenery is perfect for an outing. The museum offers a gift shop...More

Thank JR02014
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre was one of the best things we saw while visiting Quadra Island. Outside there are houseposts (totems), petroglyphs on the rocks, a garden displaying indigenous plants, and a tv with recordings of the elders telling stories. Once inside cameras are not...More

Thank HarvestMoonBc
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you're wanting to learn about Kwagiulth First Nation's history and culture then this is one of the places to visit. The masks and stories and cultural items are beautifully and clearly presented. 3000 + year old petroglyphs as well can be viewed in the...More

Thank fromcanada77
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was our last stop on a quick trip to Quadra Island, and we ended up wishing it had been our first. It's a beautiful building located near the water in Cape Mudge Village, with amazing petroglyphs outside the entrance. In spite of being a...More

Thank MacEnCheez
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A small and fascinating place displaying cultural artefacts as well as the history of the Kwagiulth First Nation. You could see it in 20 minutes but it's so interesting I guarantee you'll stay longer!

Thank U3185WLgeorges
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A variety of artifacts with excellent descriptions that provide one with a good understanding of Kwagiulth history and traditions. A strong reminder of this cultures former greatness and of the many struggles brought on by European influence. We have extensively travelled British Columbias coast by...More

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