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Address: 4333 Main Street | In Florence Petersen Park., Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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a great little museum and really worth a visit, the history of the region is very interesting with staff who have great knowledge.

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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Ottawa, Canada
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go if you are interested in the history of skiing and the winter Olympics. If that is you, you'll love this museum. If you want to learn about the history of the area beyond the attempt to secure the Olympics, this is not so much for you. They do have some displays about early settlers and visitors, and other displays... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this little museum. It gave a fantastic insight into how and why Whistler Blackcomb began. We hadn't planned on touring the museum, we had just wanted to purchase a poster of the first trail map. My son has a poster of the current trail map on his bedroom wall. When we told our ski guide he suggested a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

a great little museum and really worth a visit, the history of the region is very interesting with staff who have great knowledge.

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Thank waylinebeach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I liked this little museum, especially for the history of the area, and the resort in particular. There is some natural history, but the focus is largely on the personalities of the resort's early movers and shakers. Good for about an hour of your time. By donation ($5 suggested).

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Heber City, Utah
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I loved this museum. It isn't very big, just right with enough info to get a feel of Whistler and the surrounding areas. Was very educational on how the resort got it's start.

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Thank Lynne F
Colorado
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This museum collection is a preservation of artifacts from an indigenous people group. All the items are well documented and displayed. The history and information was well presented in an interesting and understandable fashion. Great indoor activity when the weather is bad outside

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Buderim, Australia
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A small and quaint museum - but very interesting. They cover the Olympic bids. I found the stories and pictures of the early pioneering days most interesting. Great to read about the people with the vision to create a ski resort at Whistler and the evolution of ski equipment. Also some educational displays on the wildlife in Whistler. Definitely worth... More 

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Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

It's short, to the point and super interesting. Donation only, they ask for 5 a person. The history of how whistler came to be and the drive for Olympic bid is great. Then there is a little sedation of natural history. Stop by. It's cheap and it's good local info for life!

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Thank Vinny F
Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you are not Canadian and just a tourist in the town for a day, you may not give this museum a second thought. You will be missing out. For a donation ($5 is suggested, but there is no one to monitor you), you can be educated and entertained for an hour or more. There is a display of the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

for sure you should visit this museun to know better the city, there is a lot about history, life and animals, etc! you pay as much as you want to get in and you can learn a lot!

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