Visit Whistler’s Award Winning First Nations Cultural Centre

The Squamish and Lil’wat Nations built our Cultural Centre to house and showcase our art, history and culture. Our vision is to share our cultural knowledge to inspire understanding and respect amongst all people.

 

Guided Tour

Take a Tour

The Squamish and Lil’wat Nations welcome you to our family-focused Centre. Discover legends, people, art, history and culture. Tours, start every hour on the hour.

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Events & Workshops 

Join us at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for an event or workshop this fall and winter.  Experience a tea offering, weave a cedar & wool bracelet, make a drum or a dreamcatcher. Click here to buy tickets.

Art

Shop

Visit our Gift Shop & Gallery or online shopping site for First Nation’s handcrafted art and merchandise.

Cedar Plank Sockeye Salmon Salad

Thunderbird Café

Discover our unique style of modern First Nation’s cuisine such as bannock, salmon and venison. Read more

EXPERIENCE THE MUSEUM

HOURLY GUIDED TOUR

Experience guided tours through the museum with one of our knowable Cultural Ambassadors, complete with a welcome song, short film and craft activity.

SCHOOL PROGRAMS

Visit with your school group and learn about the Squamish and Lil’wat Nation’s cultural history and traditions, from ancient times to modern day.

GROUP TOURS

Bring your tour group and custom build your cultural experience to include craft workshops, performance enhancements, exhibit activation and dining options.

PUBLIC EVENTS

Participate in a dynamic range of community engagements including cultural presentation, workshops, film screenings, lectures, book launches, yoga fundraisers and much more.

CAFÉ

Take your taste buds on a journey in our Thunderbird Café and enjoy our boutique menu selection of affordable daily specials with a First Nations twist.

GALLERY + GIFT SHOP

Discover our unique selection of merchandise ranging from handcrafted works of art, to home accents, clothing and accessories, jewellery, books and souvenirs.

VENUE RENTALS

Experience our exquisite venue for grand scale celebrations and memorable weddings, evening galas, corporate events and intimate gatherings.

CATERING

Choose from a delightful selection of culinary experiences delivered by our own in house catering company, or one of our preferred catering partners.

EXHIBITIONS

View both permanent and temporary exhibitions which showcase the many aspects of the Squamish and Lil’wat cultural history, traditions and practices from ancient times to modern day.

WHAT’S HAPPENING HERE

Events at SLCC

18mar - 4novAll DaySATELLITE EXHIBIT AT MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGYCulture at the Centre

17oct1:00 pmIndigenous Canada Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences

24oct1:00 pmIndigenous Canada Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences

26oct6:30 pm- 10:30 pmThe Masquerade - A Zero Ceiling Society FundraiserZero Ceiling

31oct1:00 pmIndigenous Canada Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences

Recent Blog Posts

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