Category: Permanent Exhibits

Commercial Fishing exhibit in the Museum at Campbell River

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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Sport Fishing Exhibit at the Museum at Campbell River


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 Floathome Exhibit at the Museum at Campbell River

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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Transitions Gallery

The Transitions Gallery explores some of the difficult parts of our past – a past that includes devastating population loss, Indian Residential Schools and the …

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First Nations

The Museum sits on the traditional territories of the Laichwiltach First Nation. Within the collection area represented by the Museum are over 30 First Nations, …

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