• FEEL

    Feel your heart beat in time to the drum as you're welcomed in traditional song by people from the Squamish and Lil'wat Nations.

  • LOOK

    Look around in wonder at the bold art and beautiful cultural artifacts.


    Learn about the traditions of the ancient Salish people through their songs and stories.

  • HEAR

    Hear stories which have been passed down through generations, like the tale of how thunder and lightning were made by a majestic bird and a killer whale.


    Listen to your guide and discover the importance of the cedar tree and the significance of the mountains, sea and rivers to the Salish people.


    Gather round a hand-carved journey canoe and marvel at the craftsmanship. Discover how hot rocks and steam were used to strengthen these magnificent boats.


    Create a take home craft lead by one of our knowledgeable Cultural Ambassadors


    Wander along a short interpretive trail that passes through a stand of old-growth forest in the Upper Village.


    Explore the gift shop. Take home a piece of hand-crafted Indigenous artwork.


    Taste delicious First Nations-inspired cuisine at the Thunderbird Café. Savour a bowl of salmon chowder or a smoked salmon bannock panini.


Knowledgeable Cultural Ambassadors share their cultural teachings with guests during guided tours; visit our Group Tours page for more information.

Thunderbird Cafe

Thunderbird Café

Discover our unique style of modern First Nation’s cuisine such as bannock, salmon and venison. Visit the Thunderbird Café.

Gallery & Gift Shop

Discover our unique selection of First Nations merchandise ranging from handcrafted works of art, to home accents, clothing and accessories, jewellery, pottery, baskets, books and souvenir merchandise. Visit the Gallery & Gift Shop.

Weddings and Events

Weddings at the SLCC are some of the most spectacular; learn more about our venue as your wedding location by visiting slcc.ca/weddings.