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Whistler Museum

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Address: 4333 Main Street, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
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a great little museum and really worth a visit, the history of the region is very interesting with staff who have great knowledge.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a great little museum and really worth a visit, the history of the region is very interesting with staff who have great knowledge.

Thank waylinebeach
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked this little museum, especially for the history of the area, and the resort in particular. There is some natural history, but the focus is largely on the personalities of the resort's early movers and shakers. Good for about an hour of your time. By donation ($5 suggested).

Thank Reid D
Heber City, Utah
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I loved this museum. It isn't very big, just right with enough info to get a feel of Whistler and the surrounding areas. Was very educational on how the resort got it's start.

Thank Lynne F
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This museum collection is a preservation of artifacts from an indigenous people group. All the items are well documented and displayed. The history and information was well presented in an interesting and understandable fashion. Great indoor activity when the weather is bad outside

Thank Italia2go
Buderim, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

A small and quaint museum - but very interesting. They cover the Olympic bids. I found the stories and pictures of the early pioneering days most interesting. Great to read about the people with the vision to create a ski resort at Whistler and the evolution of ski equipment. Also some educational displays on the wildlife in Whistler. Definitely worth... More 

Thank Paul B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

It's short, to the point and super interesting. Donation only, they ask for 5 a person. The history of how whistler came to be and the drive for Olympic bid is great. Then there is a little sedation of natural history. Stop by. It's cheap and it's good local info for life!

Thank Vinny F
Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you are not Canadian and just a tourist in the town for a day, you may not give this museum a second thought. You will be missing out. For a donation ($5 is suggested, but there is no one to monitor you), you can be educated and entertained for an hour or more. There is a display of the... More 

Thank BudaBaB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

for sure you should visit this museun to know better the city, there is a lot about history, life and animals, etc! you pay as much as you want to get in and you can learn a lot!

Thank Caroline C
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

It's a a very small building that houses a lot of treasures and information pertaining to whistler. It's a good stop or a place to kill time for a a good 30 minutes or an hour.

Thank Guen L
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great learning experience! I enjoyed learning about this area of Whistler! It was very well organized and employees were very helpful.

Thank sueecornelius

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