Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre
Visit the Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre on Quadra Island and immerse yourself in the traditions and values of local First Nations groups, marvel over the dignified totem poles, search for Petroglyphs, and appreciate the artwork on display throughout the communities. First Nations peoples have lived in this area for at least 8,000 years. The abundant forests and waterways amply provided sources of food, clothing and shelter.
The Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre located on Quadra Island holds the collection of original Kwakwaka’wakw artifacts and forms one of the finest exhibits on the North West Coast. The Gift Gallery offers a fine selection of Artwork, prints and carvings of many talented local artists, as well as books, cards, jewellery and clothing. The Centre is open Tuesday to Saturday 9-5 pm May 1 to Sept 30. Please call for winter hours. Admission is $15 for Adults, $5 for children under 12 and $10 for seniors. Children under the age of 5 are free. Family admission: $30.