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Sidney Museum & Archives

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Sculpture By the Sea

It is an amazing collection of local artists and their creations: marble, bronze, clay, wood, and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Viktoriya T
Cute Little Museum

A cute little museum with lots of interesting historical information and displays pertaining to the... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Andrea B
Richmond, Canada
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Established in 1971, the Sidney Museum has served the community of Sidney and North Saanich since then. Run by the Society of Saanich Peninsula Museums, the museum promotes awareness of local heritage through exhibits, programs, and collections. Its...more
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2423 Beacon Avenue | Lower Level, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X5, Canada
+1 250-655-6355
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an amazing collection of local artists and their creations: marble, bronze, clay, wood, and more! It expands your horizons and fills your soul with beauty.

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

A cute little museum with lots of interesting historical information and displays pertaining to the Saanich Peninsula. There is no admission fee, only a donation by choice. The man who greeted us at the entrance was very friendly and advised us to wait until we...More

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Peter G, General Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your comments and support. Sidney Museum hosts a wide variety of exhibits throughout the year so there is always something new to see. Please visit us again.

Reviewed 13 July 2018

We were just walking along and came across an amazing find! The exhibits change frequently, but the one we saw was Marvel DC comics and it was AWESOME! Highly recommended!More

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Peter G, Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased to be able to present different monthly exhibits so there is always something special in addition to a fascinating account of the history of the area. The current exhibit of nearly 100 sculptures, on display until...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing collection of Superhero stuff in one place I have ever seen. That was the theme during our visit. The staff is wonderful and there is plenty of Sidney history to see as well. Loved the place. Do not miss.

Thank wmunroejr
Peter G, Executive Director at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thank you for your review. Sidney Museum not only has local history, but also presents major temporary exhibits like our famous three month Lego extravaganza, and the upcoming Sidney Sculptors by the Sea, jointly featuring almost 180 sculptures.

Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had a couple of hours to kill before we got our hotel room. We came upon this small museum on the history of Sidney, which was excellent ! It is small, but well kept, quiet and loaded with a lot of information. They still...More

1  Thank Benoit D
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great museum about the history of Sidney and the area. Stuff on trains, ferries, world wars, farming, geology and indigenous people. Make sure to stop in here.

1  Thank Unknown_Traveler
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

nothing big but has a good cross section of local history and exhibits.. found it interesting and spent a bit of time there.. its below street downtown

1  Thank JohnC13215
Reviewed 11 July 2017

this is a wonderful little museum with a permanent display of historical artifacts from around the peninsula as well as monthly specials like the Lego Display, the Superheroes, the weaving, the Antique dolls and many more.

1  Thank Daphne M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Very typical small town museum, cover the local history with nice displays to accompany it. Entrance is by donation and volunteer run so a good cause to support. Currently the have a great Lego exhibit that is perfect for families and life long Lego fans...More

1  Thank betweensiestas
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We went for the lego exhibit but it was the wrong time of the year. Instead they had a crochet or knitting exhibit - very clever but not really our cup of tea. The history side of things was interesting though. It's just a small...More

1  Thank Ashley L
Peter G, Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Thank you for your remarks, and we are sorry you missed the LEGO exhibit. The 11th annual LEGO exhibit will be on display from 2nd January to 31st March.

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Linda S
30 January 2016|
Response from McBab | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the exhibit is on until March. You may want to check the museums website to check their hours. Hope you enjoy it.