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Temporary Closure until further notice

In consideration of the health, safety and well-being of our staff, visitors and fellow community members, the Museum at Campbell River will be closing to …

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The Canoes

This article, written by curator Beth Boyce, appeared in the March 2020 edition of the Museum’s newsletter, Musings. The Liqʷala word for canoe is xʷak̓ʷənʔa. …

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Cortes Connection

Blog post by Beth Boyce, Curator at the Museum at Campbell River I love the North Island Region.  I love its people, its geography, and …

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Cruising to the Great Outdoors

By Beth Boyce, Curator For nearly 150 years Campbell River has been known for its outdoor recreation.  Visitors from afar encouraged others to come by …

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You may think you know Quadra…but do you REALLY know Quadra?

Quadra Island. Many of us has visited it and enjoyed the feeling of peace that comes along with that short ferry ride.  Recently I was …

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Ripple Rock – new photo acquisitions!

A couple of years ago, Dudley Booth of Westbank, BC, approached the Museum with an exciting donation – 133 photographs of the Ripple Rock project.  …

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International Women’s Day

Our region has a history of being home to some amazing women.  The rugged coast seems to attract strong women – women who could thrive …

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Dr. Samuel Campbell

Until recently, little was known of Dr. Samuel Campbell, the man who the Campbell River was named after. From 1857 to 1863, Captain G.H. Richards …

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Winners selected at 2017 Festival of Trees

After twenty days of voting, the results are in for the People’s Choice Award at the Museum at Campbell River’s Festival of Trees.  The winner is …

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Help us to restore the Del’s sign

Campbell River’s Del’s Drive in brings back memories for many locals.  Whether it was the zombie burgers, the friendly servers in go-go boots, or the …

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