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Qualicum Beach Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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Excellent support from Archives

I was fortunate to receive excellent support from the Qualicum Beach Archives (behind the museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Unexpected gem!

Lovingly curated with strong local connections. Outstanding fossil collection from nearby... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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 3 days ago

I was fortunate to receive excellent support from the Qualicum Beach Archives (behind the museum and run by the same people). They were friendly and provided great advise.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovingly curated with strong local connections. Outstanding fossil collection from nearby locations. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank agvs1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem! This is a superb small museum to visit. Beautiful setting. And inside there are some real treats. First of all, the Museum has some great dinosaur and fossils. Even fossil plants that grew here millions of years ago. Upstairs they present very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank TimVictoria
Reviewed August 7, 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
Thank jarmwr40
Reviewed May 20, 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 November 6, 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 October 4, 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 September 6, 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 August 16, 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 August 4, 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
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