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XA:YTEM Longhouse Interpretive Center

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Great place to visit history

Great place to visit history and loved the mound houses. The artifacts found in the area were many... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2014
Anne L
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Unless they've imroved since I was there, they were underprepared and it was a terrible experience.

Reviewed 26 April 2012
Thejourneygenie
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Abbotsford, Canada
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

I have been there many times. It has a rich First Nations history but I'm not sure if it's open anymore. It closed down a few years ago. If it is open again, it's a great place to see First Nations history.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Michele B
Reviewed 23 October 2014

This heritage site has been closed for a number of years. It is a real shame because the Sto:lo people, the Mission Community, multiple granting agencies and the BC Heritage Branch poured millions of dollars and countless volunteer and staff hours into this site. Too...More

Date of experience: November 2013
5  Thank BC-Valley-Guy
Reviewed 25 September 2014

FREE TOUR - Xa:ytem (Haytem)!!!!!! Sunday, September 28th starting at 11 am Xa:ytem (Haytem) is having another day of open tours by donation! Presented by the Leq'a:mel First Nation Cultural Society. Tour the pitt houses, long house and hear the story of Hatzic Rock. Learn...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Great place to visit history and loved the mound houses. The artifacts found in the area were many and interesting. Displayed in an easy to see fashion, this one is worth your time to visit.

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Anne L
Reviewed 25 November 2013

This attraction has been closed for over 2 years. It should be removed from your lists. There is a "vitual tour" on the Simon Fraser University website.

Date of experience: December 2012
3  Thank Bethsdottir
Reviewed 25 February 2013

This is a designated National Historic Site, and a provincial heritage site owned by a Sto:lo Heritage group. Unfortunately, they have chosen to close it a few years ago, and it has not re-opened. It is the site of the earliest house-posts in western Canada,...More

Date of experience: March 2012
3  Thank Bethsdottir
Reviewed 26 April 2012

Unless they've imroved since I was there, they were underprepared and it was a terrible experience.

1  Thank Thejourneygenie
Reviewed 18 March 2012

Took a group of young studens (grade 3) here a while ago. Very interesting, and hands on. I learned a lot about the first people in the area as well.

1  Thank jdt1971
Reviewed 11 February 2012

It doesn't look like much, but don't miss it. The day my wife and I went they had students lead the tour. Learn the history and see the artifacts of the local native bands.

2  Thank P S
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