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Sidney Museum & Archives

2423 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X5, Canada
+1 250-655-6355
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Small town vibe

Very typical small town museum, cover the local history with nice displays to accompany it... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
betweensiestas
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Missed out on the lego

We went for the lego exhibit but it was the wrong time of the year. Instead they had a crochet or... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Ashley L
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Caloundra, Australia
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2423 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 1X5, Canada
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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

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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

Thank Ashley L
Peter G, Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this review

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.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

A must see while in Sidney. very good exhibits of the previous 20th century and other displAys As well at the different seasons, TeddyBears At ChristmAs, Lego in Jan/Feb. and many more of interest.in months following. A wonderful train set-up - good for children And...More

Thank inezmw
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a local museum in a rather unorthodox location on the main drag (Beacon Street) with a relatively modest sign. Its located downstairs and is pretty much underground. It is not accessible to the disabled and that is too bad because its worth seeing....More

Thank Michael W
Peter G, Manager at Sidney Museum & Archives, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting our museum, and for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate the input! Also no worries about mobility – we do follow the required spacing for people with mobility challenges, and have had it tested many times...More

Reviewed 29 February 2016

Great Lego exhibit, the inner kid in me is screaming in excitement when i saw they had Starwars Lego in display. Museum is run by donation and volunteers, so drop a $5 (recommend) of $10 if you are feeling nice and $20 if you are...More

Thank ReccaHuang
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Quite a few interactive opportunities with the exhibits and I really liked the old pictures and maps of the pre-20th century history of the area. I found the Lego STAR WARS exhibits to be artfully done, spaced evenly throughout the museum. Great and friendly staff,...More

Thank robby321
Reviewed 30 January 2016

My 6 year old grandson and I went to the museum and loved the lego exhibit. Hundreds of ships, airplanes and Star Wars pieces. Grandson loved it and wants to return with his Dad and Grandpa. Recommended donation is $5, so bring it with you...More

Thank McBab
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This wonderful little gem of a museum which is located in the heart of Sidney is amazing. AS a lover of museums I was totally surprised at the wonderful exhibits. Definitely a must while visiting this lovely town

Thank McGill_Tripper
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our trip through this little piece of sidney history, informative and fun for the young ones there was always something to catch your eye, we would not have known it was there but we were participating in the annual scavenger hunt and it...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Masterful Lego creations. Apart from exhibits dealing with the history of Sidney and area, there are different Lego exhibits from time to time with various themes and the pieces are amazing. Great place to take the kids and adults also enjoy the Lego airplanes, missiles,...More

Thank Dwayne R
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Linda S
Is there a special display on today?
30 January 2016|
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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.
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