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Qualicum Beach Museum

587 Beach Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1K7, Canada
+1 250-752-5533
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Great little museum!

We were surprised at how well done this little museum was. A few really nice exhibits. Some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deanna H
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Airdrie, Canada
Interesting small local museum

There is an excellent display of early communication and electrical equipment in one building while... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
murrayloomis
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Loomis, California
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The Qualicum Beach Museum chronicles the Pioneer history of Qualicum as well as a First Nations display developed by the local Qualicum Band. The Museum also houses one of the finest fossil collections in Western Canada which is renowned for its scientific and research value. In addition, the museum maintains an extensive archive of local historic documents and photographs. Summer Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Winter Hours: Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
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587 Beach Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1K7, Canada
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+1 250-752-5533

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were surprised at how well done this little museum was. A few really nice exhibits. Some interactive displays. Staff was extremely friendly and welcoming. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is an excellent display of early communication and electrical equipment in one building while in the main building there is a very good display of mammal development. What was most interesting for was the video presentation of Qualicum Beach's early history and development. It...More

Thank murrayloomis
Reviewed 5 April 2017

So much to see you will have to go back. lots to learn about the area, make sure you one at least once

Thank N S
Reviewed 7 August 2016

What a great place to understand the history of not only the cummunity but also of the region. A must see for history buffs.

1  Thank Wpcorcoran
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This place was a great little find. The kids enjoyed the fossils and getting to see the old things like the type writers and the desks. They thought those were neat compared to the new age cell phones. It was a great educational place and...More

1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 28 May 2016

We were delighted with this museum and the history of the area. Beautiful gardens before you enter and helpful volunteers providing you with some history. Two very interesting videos helped you understand how the area was formed. Lots of fabulous fossils and a snapshot of...More

1  Thank Mitzy570
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is one thing to do while in Qualicum Beach. It has a variety of things to see within it's walls. Very enjoyable place to visit.

Thank 145elite123145
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

It is funny, I have visited the Qualicum Beach area numerous times over the years but it wasn't until a year or two ago that I learned that the village had a museum when it was toured on a television show we were watching. I...More

1  Thank Aldergreen
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Amazing finds from long ago, some local, some not, very well preserved. A snapshot in time, put together very lovingly

Thank Angelikaerika
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Excellent history of this area, interesting for locals and travellers. They work with the Family History Society: if you're doing Family Research, lots of helpful members!

Thank Peggy G
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