Museums, Heritage Sites, Cultural Centres

Come face to face with the fascinating stories, legends and myths of British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples through educational and unique interpretive exhibits and activities. Step into the past at these modern facilities and explore traditions and a spiritual, sacred way of life that still thrives today.

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‘Ksan Historical Village and Museum

‘Ksan is a cultural interpretive centre approximately 180 miles east of Prince Rupert, dedicated to demonstrating and showcasing the richness of Gitxsan culture and heritage. 180 miles east ...

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Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art

Make sure not to miss a visit to downtown Vancouver’s public gallery named after the acclaimed Haida artist Bill Reid (1920-1998). The gallery showcases the permanent collection of Bill Reid, and ...

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Culture Shock Interactive Gallery

A multi-faceted gallery where guests can explore traditional, local art forms and book cultural tours, including a canoe paddle, traditional salmon barbeque, cedar weaving and Nusa storytelling ...

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Haida Heritage Centre at Ḵay Llnagaay

Located on the ancient seaside village site Ḵay Llnagaay, this award-winning Aboriginal cultural tourism oceanfront complex attracts visitors to join in celebrating the unique culture, art and ...

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I-Hos Gallery

I-Hos Gallery presents a collection of traditional and contemporary Northwest coast artwork, including masks, prints, gold and silver jewelry, wood carvings and more produced by First Nations ...

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Museum of Northern BC

The magnificent Northwest Coast longhouse overlooking Prince Rupert Harbour is home to the Museum of Northern BC. Internationally known for its exceptional collection and the quality of its ...

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Musqueam Cultural Centre

This signature building is at the heart of the community and serves as a cultural and learning resource centre and from the rear overlooks the foreshore lands and the Fraser River. Since time ...

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Nisga’a Museum

The Nisga’a Museum and its collections are directly related to the historic Nisga’a Treaty. The museum is also known as Hli Goothl Wilp-Adokshl Nisga’a, meaning “The Heart of Nisga’a House ...

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Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre

Discover the fascinating stories of Canada’s only desert and share in the rich living culture of the Okanagan First Nations people during an experience focusing on the the unique aspects of their ...

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Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre Society

Discover the fascinating treasures of the Kwakwaka’wakw people at the Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre. It houses headdresses, masks, basketry, a three-story totem and more photographs dating from the ...

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Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park

Visit and view the attractive museum exhibits, which incorporate the oral history and legends of the Secwepemc People along with historical photographs, illustrations and artifacts. Visit the ...

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Spapium “Little Prairie” Farm

Spapium “Little Prairie” Farm is a Nłeʔkepmx farm, located across from the junction of the Thompson and Fraser Rivers in British Columbia’s magnificent Fraser Canyon, BC Canada. The farm is a ...

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Splitrock Environmental

Splitrock Environmental Sekw’el’wás is an award-winning, Aboriginal-owned business that specializes in environmental services, ecological restoration, propagation of native plant species, ...

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Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, in Whistler, showcases the art and heritage of the Squamish and Lil’wat aboriginal people. The Centre features a museum, modern gallery, craft ...

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Stó:lō Tourism

Stó:lō Tourism provides opportunities to explore and experience S’ólh Téméxw (‘Our World; Our Land’) – the unique and beautiful world of the Stó:lō people. They offer cultural ...

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Tuckkwiowhum Heritage Interpretive Village

Our hosts will greet you at the village gates and guide your group through the village site as they share their knowledge of the history and culture of the Nlaka’pamux (Thompson) people ...

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U’mista Cultural Centre

In earlier days, people were sometimes taken captive by raiding parties. When they returned to their homes, either through payment of ransom or by a raid, they were said to have u’mista ...

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Xatśūll Heritage Village

The Xatśūll community invites you to visit and experience our spiritual, cultural and traditional way of life in an inclusive learning atmosphere. Xatśūll Heritage Village provides an atmosphere ...

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Xwisten Experience Tours

Visitors will be guided along the traditional fishing grounds of the St’at’imc People. The fishing grounds are still used by many members today and are managed by the Xwisten (Bridge ...

Haida carvings and poles by Christian White

> Haida Heritage Centre at at Ḵay Llnagaay