Amazing museum in lovely location. Lots of facts and totem poles to see. Good price not to be missed
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A must visit in my opinion. The artifacts on display can be overwhelming, but gems are scattered throughout the museum. The great hall is the highlight, but my favorite was the new artist displays that pay homage to their ancestry. Be sure to go outside...More
How interesting, seeing totem poles made by the people that live in the area. The museum is truly worth going to, lots to see and learn.
Amazing collection of First Nations artifacts. There was much to see and much to learn. Take time to stroll the outside exhibits too. The cafe was a pleasent surprise and allowed us to stay longer than we'd planned on.
Worth a visit albeit out the way in Vancouver. They've got a great range of exhibitions and had a particularly cool interactive one that involved Japanese symbols. Annoyingly you have to check any size bag into a locker beforehand (so bear in mind).
This is a must do/see in Vancouver. One of the very few places in BC where great attention is paid to the First Nations history - if you want to learn more about the period prior to 150 years Canada you have to go there....More
If you were lucky enough to have a guide from a First Nation People who told you about the various traditions from wood carving to language to customs, then you would appreciate this museum on your own schedule. If you did not know anything about...More
Thank you for sharing this thoughtful review, Bonbear! We look forward to seeing you again!
This is one of our favorite museums, smaller but similar in scope to the National Museum in Wellington, New Zealand. There are exhibits of traditional First Nations artificacts, such as totem poles, clothing, etc. and beautiful works of art, including Bill Reid's spectacular piece "Raven...More
We're glad you were able to come by, Herb L! Thanks for visiting!
We have been to the museum of anthropology with two friends. It is a very interesting museum mainly about the natives Americans but also worldwide anthropology items displayed in temporally showrooms.
Thanks for coming by, davidzeking! We're glad you had a chance to explore the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions during your visit. We look forward to seeing you again!