** MUSEUMS **

 

North Pacific Historic Fishing Village museum
Located in Port Edward B.C.
(20-25 minutes drive from Prince Rupert)
Originally a cannery village, later converted into a walk through museum. It tells the story of Prince Rupert's rich fishing and fish canning history.

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Kinnikinnick Review
Great way to learn about the history of the region. Tours, theatrical production, gift shop & cafe / restaurant make it a nice place to spend a half day with the family. Definitely worth a visit.
Nice scenery -right on the ocean.

 

Museum of Northern BC
Located in Prince Rupert, BC

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Kinnikinnick Review
Lots of artifacts and Fist Nations (Canadian Native Indian) culture. Nice gift shop and lots of tourist information inside.

Complete Listing of Prince Rupert Museums:

Firehall Museum
A rebuilt 1925 R.E.O. Speedwagon Fire Engine is the highlight attraction at the Firehall Museum, which displays a variety of local firefighter and law enforcement memorabilia. Summer Hours: Tues-Sun: 9am-12 noon, 1pm-5pm.
website: Prince Rupert Fire Museum. 200 1st Ave West, (250) 627-1248

First Nations Carving Shed
See some of the finest carvers of northwest First Nations art working on copper, silver, gold, cedar and argillite. Argillite is carved exclusively by members of the Haida Nation.
Located one block from the Museum on Northern BC. Contact the Museum of Northern BC, 100 1st Ave. West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1A8; 1-800-667-1994, (250) 624-5637, Fax: (250) 627-8009

Kwinitsa Station Railway Museum

Experience the life of early station agents and linemen who worked the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway at the turn of the last century. Summer Hours: (June-Aug): Daily 9am-12 noon, 1pm-5pm.
Bill Murray Way (on the waterfront), 1-800-667-1994, (250) 624-5637, Fax: (250) 627-8009

Museum of Northern British Columbia
website: see above
100 1st Ave. West, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1A8; 1-800-667-1994, (250) 624-5637, Fax: (250) 627-8009

North Pacific Historic Fishing Village
Built in 1889, North Pacific Historic Fishing Village, a National Historic Site, is BC’s oldest surviving salmon cannery . Tours and live performances provide an entertaining look at life in a cannery village. website: see above.
1889 Skeena Drive, Port Edward, BC V0V 1G0; (250) 628-3538, Fax:(250) 628-3540

Oldfield Creek Hatchery
Guided tours explain the Oldfield Creek salmon enhancement Program. Learn about salmon from eggs to escape.
Wantage Road, (250) 624-6733

Contact Kinnikinnick Campground & RV Park
Phone: (250) 628-9449 or Toll free 866-628-9449
E-mail: rvpark@citytel.net