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Sidney Museum & Archives

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 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 18 August 2018
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
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am new to Sidney but while walking down Beacon Ave one day I chanced upon this gem hidden down a flight of stairs in the old Post Office building. I was greeted by one of their friendly volunteers and began a tour of two...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly volunteers make this Museum a gem. A cute little museum with lots of interesting historical information and displays.The lady who greeted us at the entrance was very friendly. The first thing that the man who was also volunteering was to point out the trains...More

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Peter G, General Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, and for supporting the Sidney Museum. We enjoy welcoming visitors from around the world and sharing the history of the Saanich Peninsula. We have many repeat visitors as we change the exhibits regularly, and hope you will come again when...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Friendly volunteers make this Museum a gem. Learn about the different aspects of Sidney, history artifacts were especially interesting. I loved reading the love letters between Vera and her soon to be husband during the War. Going through the museum doesn't take long but it...More

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Peter G, General Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you Stephanie for your kind review. The volunteers have a lot of fun welcoming visitors and learning about their home towns. The Museum exhibits are changed regularly and there is always something new to see. We hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 18 August 2018

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

Thank Andrea B
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

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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.

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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
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Yes, the exhibit is on until March. You may want to check the museums website to check their hours. Hope you enjoy it.
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