Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

Vancouver Island North boasts a rich and colourful back story. Its various museums and cultural and interpretive centres chronicle a saga of human habitation dating back at thousands of years. Alert Bay’s priceless U’mista Cultural Centre is internationally renowned for its collection of potlatch artifacts.  The community museums in Port Hardy, Port McNeill, Port Alice, Sointula, Quatsino and Alert Bay all do their vital part in keeping the history and traditions of the region alive with displays, rotating exhibits and extensive archives.


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Sointula Museum

The Sointula Museum offers a unique educational experience. Its collection includes artifacts, publications and photographs specific to the developmen ... Read More

Port Hardy Museum & Gift Shop

Locally produced native art (silver jewelry, drums, original paintings, prints, textiles, carvings). Permanent exhibits of First Nations " settlers' h ... Read More