Haida Heritage Centre at Kaay Llnagaay
Région touristique : Haida Gwaii
The Haida Heritage Centre is dedicated to conserving and making accessible the human and natural history of Haida Gwaii/ the Queen Charlotte Islands through exhibitions, research and public programs. Opened in July 2007, the 53,000 sq.ft., building is located at the site of the old Haida seaside village of Kaay Llnagaay - Sea Lion Town. The Centre's features include the Haida Gwaii Museum, canoe house, performing house, carving shed, the Bill Reid Teaching Centre, a gift shop and cafe. Information and orientations on Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site also take place there. Parks Canada provides daily visitor orientations and evening presentations in one of the classrooms at the Centre. The Centre, which is a series of longhouses connected by interior walkways and fronted by six traditional totem poles representing each of the 14 clans, resembles a Haida seaside village. Exhibits focus on the history, culture and art of the Haida, including contemporary Haida issues and the work of present-day artists.
Renseignements sur les collections
Haida Gwaii Museum collections include several categories relevant
to the human and natural history of the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Human history collections focus on the archaeology, cultural
history and the arts of the Haida. A small collection of domestic and industrial
artifacts related to the settlement of the islands by missionaries
and white settlers beginning at the turn of the century. Natural science
collections include fossils, endemic birds and mammals, and insects.
Nombre approximatif d'objets ou de spécimens dans la collection : approximat
Archival collections include approximately 5000 historical photographs, 150 hours of recorded Haida oral history; records, correspondance, manuscripts, and original drawings connected to the recorded history of the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Prints and Drawings •
Sound Recordings •
Metalwork, Silverwork or Goldwork •
Textiles or Tapestries
Works by Haida artists and other resident artists of Haida Gwaii/ the Queen Charlotte Islands
Canadian • Aboriginal or First Nations
Contemporary • Modern
Autre période : Haida Art-20th century collection.
Canadian contemporary art collection.
Média : Painting • Photography • Prints and Drawings • Sculpture
Clocks or Time-Keeping Devices
Costumes and Accessories
Furniture or Furnishings
Household Objects or Domestic Technology
Industrial Technology and History
Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints
Marine History and Technology
Medical History and Technology
Printing and Bookbinding
Toys and Games
Fossils, birds, plants, mammals and insects of the Queen Charlotte Islands.
Collections biologiques ou plantes et animaux
Endangered Species • Zooarchaeological Specimens • Botany : Fungi : Non-Vascular Plants : Lichens : Vascular Plants • Zoology : Spiders (Arachnida) : Insects (Insecta) : Vertebrates : Birds (Aves) : Mammals (Mammalia)
Sciences de la Terre et collections géologiques
Collections de paléontologie
Fossil Microorganisms (Micropaleontology) • Fossil Invertebrates (Invertebrate Paleontology)
Tours, Gift Shop, cafe, Special needs facilities, washrooms, classrooms and performing house for rent and free parking.
Services de recherche
Archival Records •
Classes or Workshops
: Age 5-11 (k-6)
Information aux Visiteurs
Films and Videos
Children's Activities or Services
: Nursing area or Change Table
Information Centre or Desk
Meeting Room Rental
Nature Trails, Walks or Gardens
Special Needs Facilities
: Wheelchairs available
: Wheelchair access
Services de bénévoles
Volunteer Services Available
Nombre de bénévoles : 25
Invitations to opening events, lectures, newsletter
Services de restauration
Traditional Haida-style cuisine as well as popular snacks and other light meals. Visitors may experience the preparation and preservation of traditional foods in the Haala Ga Taa Restaurant. See the Centre's website for details.
Snack Bar or Vending Machines •
Picnic Area •
Reception Facilities •
Liens touristiques locaux
Publications et produits
Educational kits •
T-Shirts or Sweatshirts or Caps •
Autre : Haida art, culture and history.
2 Second Beach Road
Skidegate, British Columbia
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Haida Heritage Centre at Kaay Llnagaay
P.O. Box 1523, Skidegate, British Columbia
Ouvert : May 1 to June 11, 2009:
Open: Mon. - Sat. 10am - 6pm
June 12 to September 18, 2009:
Open: Mon. – Sun., 10am - 6pm
September 19, 2009 - April 30, 2010
Open: Tues. – Sat., 11am - 5pm
Closed: Sun. and Mon.
Closed: December 25, 26 and 31, 2009 and January 1, 2010.
Credit Cards accepted: Visa and MasterCard
Fermé : December 25, 26 and 31, 2009 and January 1, 2010
Droits d'entrée :
Students (13-18) with ID: $9.00
Children (6-12): $5.00
Children (under 6): Free