Category: Exhibits

Cecil Dawson: Standing in the Gap

New Exhibit open until November 2022! The new exhibit at the Museum at Campbell River explores the impacts of colonization through the experiences of one …

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Sacred Journey Exhibition

Open now until November 7, the Museum at Campbell River is hosting the first stop for the new traveling exhibit Sacred Journey. The Sacred Journey Exhibit immerses …

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Logging History of Campbell River Area

Museum at Campbell River Education Programer Wayne Demerse presents a brief history of logging on North Vancouver Island.  Here is a Forestry on Northern Vancouver …

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Cover Stories: Photography by the Baldwins

This photographic exhibit looks at what was happening in Campbell River from the period 1949-1963 through the lens of the local newspaper and the photography …

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Commercial Salmon Fishing

Fishing has provided sustenance to the peoples of coastal British Columbia throughout the ages. With the arrival of Europeans in the 19th century the harvesting …

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Sportsfishing

Adjacent to the Willows Hotel, a dockside area reflects the sportsfishing activity which made Campbell River famous, including specially made rowboats for Tyee fishing, boatbuilding …

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Coastal Lifestyle: The Floathouse

The floathouse represents a lifestyle that evolved on the British Columbia coast a hundred years ago. It was an answer to economic necessity and the …

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The Willows Hotel

A Campbell River landmark during the town’s early years, the Willows Hotel served both an international sportsfishing clientele and the rough and ready loggers from …

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Log Cabin

Built of Douglas Fir logs, the Museum’s log cabin is modelled after one built in the late 19th century near Bates Beach (south of Campbell …

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Logging in the Jungles

Since the 1880s, logging has played an important role in the development of this region. The area north of Powell River, stretching up to Drury …

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