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Haida Gwaii is an archipelago located off the northwest coast of British Columbia. The name means “Islands of the people” in the Haida language, and the Indigenous peoples who live here have a deep ancestral connection to the land and sea. Haida Gwaii is also known as the “Galapagos of the North” for its remote and ancient rain forests, stunning shoreline, rich and diverse wildlife, and ancient history and culture.

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Haida Gwaii is an archipelago located off the northwest coast of British Columbia. The name means “islands of the people” in the Haida language, who claim the archipelago as their ancestral homeland. Haida Gwaii is also known as the “Galapagos of the North” for its remote and ancient rain forests, stunning shoreline, rich and diverse wildlife, and ancient history and culture.

Daily service from Vancouver’s South Terminal (YVR) to Masset (ZMT) during the summer and service three times a week during the shoulder and winter season.

Daily flight from Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to Sandspit (YZP)

A six hour ferry trip from the city of Prince Rupert to Skidegate 2-3 times a week. Reservations are highly recommended.

Museum Hours

Plan your visit to the Haida Gwaii Museum.
Opening hours are listed below. For more information please contact us.

SEPTEMBER - MAY
  • Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm
JUNE
  • Monday - Saturday 10am - 6pm
JULY - AUGUST
  • Sunday - Wednesday 10am - 6pm
  • Thursday - Saturday 10am - 6pm

Museum Tours

Tours explore our inseparable relationship to the land, the sea and the supernatural – that which gives Haida Gwaii its incomparable natural and cultural character.

Exhibition Tours

Email: museum@haidagwaii.net

Haida Heritage Centre

Email: haidaheritagecentre@gmail.com

Our monthly e-newsletter will keep you updated about upcoming exhibitions, programs and events.

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Suuda Ganunsid, ad gina waadluuxan gan yahguudang Xaayda Gwaay.yaay iiji. To inspire understanding and respect for all that Haida Gwaii is.

  • Membership allows unlimited access to the museum for one year.
  • 10% discount on regularly priced items in the gift shop as well as consignment items and jewelry
  • Notification of special events and exhibits featured at the Museum.
  • Voting privileges.

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