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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

What a nice little museum! Saw some great fossils, which were explained by the Curator very well... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Dave_AdelOZ
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Brandon, Canada
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lots of fossils

Very interesting place with lots of fossils and in the other shed there are hands on stuff. good... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Brian C
,
Swanley, United Kingdom
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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 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.

Thank Dave_AdelOZ
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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

Thank Brian C
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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

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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.

Thank Deanna H
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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

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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
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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.

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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

1  Thank Amy R
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Reviewed 29 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
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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.

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