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The Sooke Region Museum

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Address: 2070 Phillips Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0Y3, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 250-642-6351
09:00 - 17:00
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Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Wed 09:00 - 17:00

The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is a community museum that...

The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is a community museum that explores the human and natural heritage of the region from Sooke to Port Renfrew. The museum also operates the local visitor information centre for the region. We have both exhibits in the main museum building and around the grounds. In the Summer we are open 7 days a week. In the off season we are closed Mondays and most Stat holidays. We also usually are closed over Christmas and the first week of January. There is a touch screen system outside the main entrance for after hour accommodation inquiries and maps for pick-up after hours.The museum holds various special event during the year, has a gift shop with local arts & crafts, plus can do special meals for pre-booked tour groups.

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Great museum!

Full of interesting info about the area. Great prices at the gift shop. Loved the stuffed wild animals..

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Parksville, Canada
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Parksville, Canada
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Full of interesting info about the area. Great prices at the gift shop. Loved the stuffed wild animals..

Thank _ltower407
sedona and BC,Canada
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9 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Stop in and see the museum. Lots of goodies to purchase if you'd like to go home with something, especially great for kids - though adults will like the museum stop.

Thank hondapassport
West Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Interesting....lots of good history> There's a lot lot to know about certain things there in Sooke long time before

Thank dbtole255
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

If you are going to Sooke, this is a nice little stop to see local history presented in a community museum.

Thank TravelOften1968
North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is a pretty neat little town, an easy ride from Victoria. There are lots of places to walk along the coastline. The visitor's center staff was helpful.

Thank SeniorTravelor62
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Located just off the main highway, it's worth the visit to come and see this visitor centre & museum, where you can get some fantastic photos or "selfies". There are some neet items to see & great way to plan / schedule your trip during your time in the area.

Thank sashakeena
Cloverdale, Surrey, BC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice small museum with lots of local history. It is also the visitors centre and has a great gift shop with local wares.

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Williams Lake
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A must see place takes you thru every stage of industry and settlement in the area. Many interesting displays, well explained.

Thank Fred R
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stopped by the museum, not expecting much, but were pleasantly surprised that found it so interesting. A great stop on a rainy day.

Thank Korat
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This great little museum is a hidden gem. Interesting info on the history of this area. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Lots of visitor information.

Thank baystate1

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