The centre is an authentic cultural activity for the whole family that was created to celebrate the joint history of the Squamish and Lil'wat Nations.


4584 Blackcomb Way
We are adjacent to the Four Seasons Resort Whistler and The Fairmont Chateau Whistler in the Upper Village.

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Daily


Age Group Rates
Adult $18
Senior 65+ 
(Also: People with Disabilities)
Student $13.50
Family Pass* $49

*Includes admission for two adults and two children (6-18 years old). Each additional child receives 15% off applicable admission.

Tuesday admission is by donation.

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Tour the building: Self-guided or group tours are available. Group tours are hosted by professional Squamish and Lil'wat guides, providing a cultural context for the history, arts, and culture on display at the Centre.

View a multimedia film: A 12-minute film runs every 20 minutes in our 80-seat theatre.

Witness artists working: Artist-in-residence programs feature Salish weaving, heritage canoe carving and cedar basket weaving.

Explore nature: The Cultural Forest Walk is a nature loop alive with indigenous plants.

Eat at the Thunderbird Cafe: Taste indigenous food. Take your taste buds on a journey of discovery and savor the flavor of the First Nations.

Visit the Giftshop: Purchase cedar baskets, wool weavings, jewelry and carved masks created by Squamish, Lil'wat and other First Nations artists. The gift shop and cafe can be accessed without paying the admission fee to the Centre, making it the perfect place in Whistler to pick up a memorable gift.

Online Gift Store: Shop.slcc.ca features a variety of works from a mix of local and regional indigenous artists, which are available for viewing and purchase online. The site provides a wealth of information about First Nations art and culture including animal symbolism, local stories and legends, artist biographies, product care information, and updates as well as articles relating to the local First Nations arts and culture scene.