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Qualicum Beach Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 am
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 am
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a tourist in my own town!

this summer we took all 3 of our grandchildren here on 2 separate occasions. and we were and they... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
British Columbia, Canada

A great place to learn more of the fascinating history is this little town ... whoever knew this... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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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...more
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587 Beach Rd, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia V9K 1K7, Canada
+1 250-752-5533
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

this summer we took all 3 of our grandchildren here on 2 separate occasions. and we were and they were pleasantly surprised! i had long admired the gardens from the road as i drove by. and had read about the events there over the years....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

A great place to learn more of the fascinating history is this little town ... whoever knew this was the playground of the Hollywood elite in days of yore!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jimcarollyne
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

What a nice little museum! Saw some great fossils, which were explained by the Curator very well. Small, but very well laid out with nice informative displays. The museum was holding a family day the Saturday we dropped in. Stalls and activities for the kids.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dave_AdelOZ
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very interesting place with lots of fossils and in the other shed there are hands on stuff. good video of the old days

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Brian C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very nice small town Museum, lots of interesting local, First Nations and very cool stuff. Well laid out, not all that big but packed with local history, definatly worth a stop. Also near the Antique train station, we were lucky enough to take one of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank john f
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 5 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Deserttiger69
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
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