Category: Exhibits

Sacred Journey Exhibition

Opening soon, the Museum at Campbell River is hosting the first stop for the new travelling exhibit Sacred Journey. The Sacred Journey Exhibit immerses the audience into …

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Haig-Brown Lecture: Heartbeat of the River

On Sunday, September 27, the Tidemark Theatre Society, Campbell River Arts Council, Museum at Campbell River, and Haig Brown Institute present the 11th Annual Haig …

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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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