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SFU Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

8888 University Dr. | (Simon Fraser University), Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
+1 778-782-3325
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get a map to help you find it

west coast artifacts. Not a large collection but well worth the time to look at everything. you... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Tom H
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Calgary, Canada
Excellent FREE museum

This museum is a great little enclave hidden inside the Burnaby SFU campus. It's a little difficult... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Mellie2013
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Port Moody, Canada
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This museum exhibits archaeology and ethnology around the world, with a focus on British Columbia, especially monumental cedar sculptures. The museum is located in the NE corner of the Academic Quadrangle, off the Atrium. Note the featured carving by Chief Edinsu, Jim Hart in the Atrium. Admission by donation. Award winning web sites available from the home page.
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16 Sep 2016
“get a map to help you find it”
19 Jul 2016
“Excellent FREE museum”
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8888 University Dr. | (Simon Fraser University), Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

west coast artifacts. Not a large collection but well worth the time to look at everything. you will have to ask for directions or get a map. You won't find it by wandering around.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This museum is a great little enclave hidden inside the Burnaby SFU campus. It's a little difficult to locate but just ask the students for directions to the Frog statue carved by James Hart. Sitting almost like a guardian. FYI, the museum has daily hours...More

1  Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 22 February 2016

this place is super enriched with historic acts and figures that i believe everyone should check out. it is very worth it and you learn so much

Thank scharles610
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I love this gorgeous little museum. It's tucked inside the heart of the SFU campus, under ground, and getting to it can be as much of an experience as exploring the museum itself. I also love the architecture of the university, I've heard it is...More

Thank Havishmi S
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I really like the museum because it's well set up, it has plenty of exhibits, and it smoothly runs the visitor through the history of B.C. and First Nations; a history and traditions that are a lot deeper than I imagined!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Worth a little zip around if you are in the building anyway. Also worth popping into the little art gallery on the other side of the quad.

Thank Vancouverite67
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Excellent representation of First Nations throughout BC, amazing paintings, sculpture, carvings, tools, weavings, life, cooking, history, everything. Great exhibits of many other nations and ethnologies.

2  Thank DarcyInWI
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