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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 culture with the community and visitors of Whistler in a meaningful and authentic way.

Join us for an hourly guided tour with one of our First Nations Ambassadors that includes a welcome song, captivating film and fun craft activity takeaway.  Learn the meaning behind legends, carvings, art, songs and ceremonies. Experience the centre and have fun trying on some traditional regalia, play a drum, and discovering our interactive exhibits.  Visit our Gallery and Gift Shop and enjoy lunch in the Thunderbird Café.

LANGUAGE MAPS

To accommodate all guests of Whistler who visit the Centre, we have translated our exhibit map into 8 different languages. We have also developed a self-guided English audio tour so guests can wander through the exhibits and art galleries at their leisure. Our Squamish and Lil’wat Ambassadors are always close by for questions and inquiries.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY

Our Cultural Centre is wheelchair accessible and we have one wheelchair onsite available for guests to use. If needed please contact us prior to your visit or ask for the chair at our admissions desk.

OPEN HOURS

Open daily from 9:30am – 5:00pm. Please note: For groups or scheduled programs please contact: 604 964 0997.

We, the Squamish and Lil’wat people, proudly invite you to learn about our BC First Nations cultures.

Our people have lived on this land forever — our history and culture are deeply connected to it. Come and hear our stories, see the mountains, rivers, and forests through our eyes.

Purchase a Membership valid for one year and enjoy unlimited free admission for a full year and half price for your guests throughout the year.  You will also receive a 15% savings in the Gift Shop and Thunderbird Café, and a newsletter with special offers and invites to events.

Hours

Open Daily 9:30am – 5:00pm

To confirm hours call 1 866 441 SLCC (7522)

General Admission Rates

Adults $18.00
Post Secondary Student $13.50
Students (13 – 18) $5.00
Child (6-12 yrs.) $5.00
Family Pass** $42.00
  1. Rates are subject to 5% GST and are quoted in Canadian Funds
  2. Rates subject to change
  3. Admission is free for members of the Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation upon presentation of a valid Status Card
  4. ** Family Pass includes admission for two adults and two children (6-18), each additional child receives 15% off applicable admission

Annual Membership Rates

Adults $25.00
Post Secondary Student $20.00
Family Pass $58.00
Couple $40.00
  1. Rates are subject to 5% GST and are quoted in Canadian Funds
  2. Rates subject to change
  3. Admission is free for members of the Squamish Nation and Lil’wat Nation upon presentation of a valid Status Card
  4. ** Family Pass includes admission for two adults and two children (6-18), each additional child receives 15% off applicable admission
  5. Membership gives you free admission for a year and half price for your guests. get 15% savings on Gift Shop purchases and 15% savings on Thunderbird Cafe purchases. 
Location

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre is located in Whistler, BC Canada, on Blackcomb Way (4584) and Lorimer Road right across from the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in the Upper Village.

Directions

From Vancouver: cross the Lion’s Gate Bridge, take the West Vancouver exit, turn right on Taylor Way, take Highway 1 exit west, take Highway 99 (Sea to Sky) exit north to Whistler, British Columbia. Turn right off Hwy 99 at Lorimer Road exit into Whistler Village. The Centre is located at the “T” intersection of Lorimer Road and Blackcomb Way across from Lost Lake Park in Whistler’s upper village (approximate driving time: 2 hours).

Please note: For groups or scheduled programs please contact: 604 964 0997.

Parking

Once you arrive in Whistler British Columbia, drive to Lorimer Road and, before approaching the Cultural Centre, turn right into Skiers Lot #4. The Centre is just east, across the bridge from the parking lot. There is a designated loading and unloading area, several handicap spaces and bus drop-off.

Landsea Tours

This is the best way to explore the “Sea-to-Sky Highway” take a guided tour from Vancouver to Whistler. Stop at some of the most beautiful lookouts with knowledgeable and friendly guides. A Landsea Tour includes admission to the SLCC. Visit their website for more details and watch their video all about their tours.

SLCC Summer Brochure

Brochure

Click here to download our Summer 2017 brochure where you’ll discover our Sea to Sky highway cultural Journey map.

Thunderbird Cafe

Thunderbird Café

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

Gift Shop

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.

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