List of museums in British Columbia


List of museums in British Columbia

This list of museums in British Columbia, Canada contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Town/City Regional District Type Summary
3 Valley Gap Heritage Ghost Town Three Valley Gap Columbia-Shuswap Open air website, includes over 25 historic buildings, antique automobile museum, railway roundhouse, mining company, wagon and buggy shop
5th (BC) Regiment Museum Victoria Capital Military website, history of coast artillery and associated units from 1861 to the present day
12 Service Battalion Museum Richmond Metro Vancouver Military website
83 Mile House Farm Equipment Museum and Historic Site 70 Mile House Cariboo Multiple website, antique horse-drawn farm equipment, wagons, carriages, buggies, tools, household items and more
108 Heritage Site 108 Mile Ranch Cariboo Open air website
Agassiz-Harrison Museum Agassiz Fraser Valley History information
Akerman Museum Saltspring Island Capital History website, pioneer and native artifacts
Alaska Highway House Dawson Creek Peace River History information, history and technology of the construction of the Alaska Highway
Alberni Valley Museum Port Alberni Metro Vancouver History website, local history and culture, including collection of First Nations artifacts
Alder Grove Telephone Museum Aldergrove Metro Vancouver Technology website, operated by the Alder Grove Heritage Society, historic telephone switching equipment
Alert Bay Public Library & Museum Alert Bay Mount Waddington History website, local history and culture
Armstrong-Spallumcheen Museum and Art Gallery Armstrong North Okanagan Multiple website, local history and art
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Victoria Capital Art Features Asian, Canadian and contemporary art
Artspeak Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art website, contemporary art centre
Ashcroft Museum Ashcroft Thompson-Nicola History website, local history
Ashton Garrison Museum Victoria Capital Military website
Atlin Historical Museum Atlin Stikine History information, information, local history
Barkerville Historic Town Barkerville Cariboo Open air 19th century gold mining town
Beaty Biodiversity Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver Natural history website, part of University of British Columbia
BC Farm Machinery and Agricultural Museum Langley Metro Vancouver Agriculture website, farm equipment and machinery
BC Forest Discovery Centre Duncan Cowichan Valley Industry Logging industry equipment and artifacts, railroad equipment
BC Golf Museum and Hall of Fame Vancouver Metro Vancouver Sports website
BC Interior Forestry Museum Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Industry website, forestry industry
BC Orchard Industry Museum Kelowna Central Okanagan Industry website, includes irrigation, fruit picking, packing, and 50-foot working model railway
BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver Sports Located at BC Place Stadium
BC Wine Museum Kelowna Central Okanagan Industry website, wine making and local history
Bella Coola Valley Museum Bella Coola Cariboo History website, local history
Black Nugget Museum Ladysmith Cowichan Valley History information, information, former hotel with historic mining town artifacts
Blubber Bay Museum Texada Island Sunshine Coast Multiple website, local history
Bowen Island Community Museum Bowen Island Metro Vancouver History website, local history and Higgens Cabin, a 1948 period logger's cabin with tools and period rooms
Boundary Museum Grand Forks Kootenay Boundary History website, local history
Bralorne Pioneer Museum Bralorne Squamish-Lillooet History information, local history
Britannia Heritage Shipyard Richmond Metro Vancouver Maritime website, historic shipyard with ongoing restoration of vessels
Britannia Mine Museum Britannia Beach Squamish-Lillooet Mining website, former copper mine with buildings, mine tunnel and equipment. Also includes Mill No. 3, a National Historic Site
British Columbia Aviation Museum Sidney Capital Aerospace website, aircraft, engines, pictures, models and artifacts
Bug Lab New Westminster Metro Vancouver Natural history website, live insects, activities and exhibits
Bulkley Valley Museum Smithers Bulkley-Nechako History website, natural history, social and technological development of the Bulkley Valley
Burnaby Art Gallery Burnaby Metro Vancouver Art website
Burnaby Village Museum Burnaby Metro Vancouver Open air
Canadian Military Education Centre Chilliwack Fraser Valley Military website
Canadian Museum of Flight Langley Metro Vancouver Aerospace
Canadian Museum of Rail Travel Cranbrook East Kootenay Railway Also known as Trains Deluxe
Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary’s) Regimental Museum Victoria Capital Military
Centre of the Universe Saanich Capital Science Astronomy and the work of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory
CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum Esquimalt Capital Military website, history and heritage of the naval presence on Canada’s West Coast and of the military on Southern Vancouver Island
Chase & District Museum and Archives Chase Thompson-Nicola History website, local history
Chemainus Valley Museum Chemainus Cowichan Valley History information, local history
Cherryville Museum Cherryville North Okanagan History website, local history
Chilliwack Antique Powerland Chilliwack Fraser Valley Technology information, operated by the Atchelitz Threshermen's Association, includes old cars, trucks, horse equipment, tractors, steam engines, gas engines and local artifacts
Chilliwack Museum Chilliwack Fraser Valley Multiple website, local history and art, a National Historic Site of Canada
Chinese Cultural Center Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver Ethnic website, also includes Chinese Canadian Military Museum
Clinton Museum Clinton Thompson-Nicola History information, local history; also known as South Cariboo Historical Museum
Comox Air Force Museum Comox Comox Valley Aerospace History of CFB Comox and military aviation on the west coast of Canada
Comox Valley Art Gallery Courtenay Comox Valley Art website
Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver) Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art
Cortes Island Museum Cortes Island Strathcona Multiple website, art, natural and cultural history of the island
Cottonwood House Historic Site Quesnel Cariboo History website, historic road house along the Cariboo Road
Courtenay and District Museum and Palaeontology Centre Courtenay Comox Valley Multiple website, area's natural and cultural history and art
Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre Cowichan Bay Cowichan Valley Maritime website
Cowichan Valley Museum & Archives Duncan Cowichan Valley History website, local history
Craig Heritage Park, Museum and Archives Parksville Nanaimo Open air website
Craigdarroch Castle Victoria Capital Historic house Victorian-era mansion
Craigflower Manor and Schoolhouse Victoria Capital Historic house 19th century manor and schoolhouse
Creston Museum Creston Central Kootenay History website, local history
Crofton Old School House Museum Crofton Cowichan Valley Education information, information, historic one room school
Cumberland Museum & Archives Cumberland Comox Valley History website, local history, coal mining, historic telephones
Dawson Creek Art Gallery Dawson Creek Peace River Art website
Deep Creek Tool Museum Salmon Arm Columbia-Shuswap Technology information, information, collection of tools, engines, and equipment dating back to the early 20th century
Delta Museum and Archives Delta Metro Vancouver History website, local history
Denman Island Museum Denman Island Comox Valley History information, information, local history
Dixon Entrance Maritime Museum Masset Skeena-Queen Charlotte Maritime information
Doukhobor Discovery Centre Castlegar Central Kootenay Culture website, arts, crafts, and daily life of the Doukhobors of the Kootenays in 1908-1938
Eagle Valley Museum Sicamous Columbia-Shuswap Technology information, local history
Emily Carr House Victoria Capital Historic house Childhood home of Canadian painter Emily Carr
Emily Carr University of Art and Design Galleries Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art website, Charles H. Scott, Media and Concourse Galleries
Enderby and District Museum Enderby North Okanagan History website, local history
The Exploration Place Prince George Fraser-Fort George Multiple website, science, natural history, paleontology, regional sports history, local history, First Nations; also known as Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum
Falkland & District Heritage Park Museum Falkland Columbia-Shuswap Open air website
Fintry Estate Fintry Central Okanagan Historic house
Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site Colwood Capital Maritime Lighthouse keeper's residence and maritime exhibits
Fort Langley Heritage CN Station Fort Langley Metro Vancouver Railroad website
Fort Langley National Historic Site Fort Langley Metro Vancouver Open air Former trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company with historic crafts and demonstrations
Fort Nelson Heritage Museum Fort Nelson Northern Rockies Multiple website, antique cars and trucks, road building equipment, license plates, historic buildings, tools, minerals, toys, household items
Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site Colwood Capital Military 19th-century coastal artillery fort
Fort Saint James National Historic Site Fort St. James Bulkley-Nechako Open air website, restored Hudson's Bay Company post with 1896 living history guides in the summer
Fort St. John North Peace Museum Fort St. John Peace River History website, local history
Fort Steele Heritage Town Fort Steele East Kootenay Open air Historic ghost town with preserved buildings and historic displays
Fraser River Discovery Centre New Westminster Metro Vancouver Multiple website, natural history, ecology, industry, and history of the Fraser River and its local impact
Gabriola Historical Museum Gabriola Island Nanaimo History website, local cultural and natural history
Galiano Museum Galiano Island Capital History website, local history
Glacier National Park (Canada) Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Multiple Rogers Pass Discovery Centre exhibits include natural history of the park, Canadian Pacific Railway, Trans-Canada Highway and the route through the Rogers Pass
Golden Museum Golden Columbia-Shuswap History website, local history
Grand Forks Art Gallery Grand Forks Kootenay Boundary Art website
Greater Vernon Museum and Archives Vernon North Okanagan History website, local history, includes gallery with art by Allan Brooks and other North Okanagan artists
Greenwood Museum (Canada) Greenwood Kootenay Boundary History website, local history
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Steveston Metro Vancouver Maritime History of the West Coast fishing industry and the cannery
H. R. MacMillan Space Centre Vancouver Metro Vancouver Science Exhibits about space and science
Haida Heritage Centre Skidegate Skeena-Queen Charlotte First Nations website
Hatley Park National Historic Site Colwood Capital Historic house Early 20th century Scottish Baronial-style castle mansion
Hardy Mountain Doukhobor Village Historic Site Grand Forks Kootenay Boundary Open air website, operated by The Land Conservancy of British Columbia, former Doukhobor village
Hazelton Pioneer Museum & Archives Hazelton Stikine History [ website], local history, part of the Hazelton District Public Library
Hedley Heritage Museum Hedley Okanagan-Similkameen History website, local history
Helmcken House Victoria Capital Historic house 19th century doctor's house
Heritage Acres Saanich Capital Open air website, operated by the Saanich Historical Artifacts Society, includes historic buildings, working steam engines, tractors, agricultural machinery, and household and industrial artifacts
Heritage Display Centre Port Coquitlam Metro Vancouver History website, local history
Heritage Park Museum Terrace Kitimat-Stikine Open air website, pioneer buildings
Historic Hat Creek Ranch Cache Creek Thompson-Nicola Open air website
Historic O'Keefe Ranch Vernon North Okanagan Open air website, 19th century ranch and community buildings
Historic Stewart Farm Surrey Metro Vancouver Farm website, restored 1894 farmhouse, pole barn, root cellar and heirloom gardens and orchard
Hope Museum Hope Fraser Valley History information
Huble Homestead Historic Site Giscome Portage Fraser-Fort George Open air website, includes Huble House, Salmon Valley Post Office, general store, trapper's Cabin, barns, blacksmith shop and the First Nations fish camp
Hudson's Hope Museum Hudson's Hope Peace River Multiple website, local history, fossils, natural history,
Iris Griffith Centre Pender Harbour Sunshine Coast Natural history website
Irving House New Westminster Metro Vancouver Historic house website, mid-19th century period house
Jack Lynn Memorial-Pioneer Museum Horsefly Cariboo History information, information
Japanese Canadian Museum Kaslo Central Kootenay History website, located in The Langham Cultural Society, history of the Japanese Canadian families who were interned in the former hotel during World War II
Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia Vancouver Metro Vancouver Ethnic website
Jim's Ford Corral Museum Sorrento Columbia-Shuswap Commodity website, includes gas-station memorabilia, farm equipment and scale-model toys
Kaatza Station Museum Lake Cowichan Cowichan Valley History website, local history, include a store, post office, mine shaft and logging displays, also railroad cars and equipment; located in a railroad station
Kamloops Art Gallery Kamloops Thompson-Nicola Art website
Kamloops Museum & Archives Kamloops Thompson-Nicola History Local history
Kelowna Art Gallery Kelowna Central Okanagan Art
Keremeos Grist Mill Keremeos Okanagan-Similkameen Mill website, also known as The Grist Mill and Gardens
Kettle River Museum Midway Kootenay Boundary History information, local history
Kilby General Store Museum Harrison Mills Fraser Valley History 1890s general store
Kimberley Heritage Museum Kimberley East Kootenay History information, local history
Kimberley's Underground Mining Railway Kimberley East Kootenay Railroad website, heritage railroad and mining tour; operated by the Sullivan Mine and Railway Historical Society
Kitimat Centennial Museum Kitimat Kitimat-Stikine Multiple website, local history, multiculturalism, turn-of-the-20th-century settlement, Haisla arts and technology, natural history
Kootenay Gallery Castlegar Central Kootenay Art website
'Ksan Historical Village and Museum Hazelton Stikine First Nations Museum and replica ancient village
Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre Cranbrook East Kootenay First Nations information, information
Lake Country Museum Lake Country Central Okanagan History website, local history
Lakes District Museum Burns Lake Bulkley-Nechako History information, local history
Langley Centennial Museum Langley Metro Vancouver Multiple website, local history and temporary art, history or science exhibitions
Legacy Art Gallery and Cafe Victoria Capital Art website, part of University of Victoria, contemporary art
Log Cabin Museum and Archives Saanichton Capital History website, operated by the Saanich Pioneer Society, pioneer and First Nations artifacts
Lumby Historical Museum Lumby North Okanagan History website, local history, agricultural and logging machinery
Lillooet Museum Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet History information, local history
London Heritage Farm Richmond Metro Vancouver Historic house website, 1880s period farmhouse
Lytton Museum Lytton Thompson-Nicola History website, local history
Mackenzie and District Museum Mackenzie Fraser-Fort George History website, local history
Mackie Lake House Coldstream North Okanagan Historic house website, 1910 Arts & Crafts style house
Mackin Heritage Home & Toy Museum[1] Coquitlam Metro Vancouver Historic house website, operated by the Coquitlam Heritage Society, 1910 period house, toy displays and local history
Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery Saanich Capital Art website, part of University of Victoria
Maple Ridge Museum Maple Ridge Metro Vancouver History website, local history, also Haney House Museum, a late 19th century period house
Maritime Museum of British Columbia Victoria Capital Maritime
Mascot Gold Mine Hedley Okanagan-Similkameen Mining Seasonal tours of the mine and mine buildings
Mayne Island Museum Mayne Island Capital History information, local history
McLean Mill National Historic Site Port Alberni Metro Vancouver Industry Historic sawmill
Metchosin School Museum Metchosin Capital History website, housed in a one room schoolhouse, local history and historic items
Michif Métis Museum Vavenby Thompson-Nicola First Nations website
Miniature World Victoria Capital Toy website, miniature dioramas
Mission Museum Mission Fraser Valley History website, local history
Miyazaki House Lillooet Squamish-Lillooet Multiple Historic house, local history and art
Moricetown Interpretive Centre Moricetown Bulkley-Nechako First Nations website
MSA Museum Abbotsford Fraser Valley Multiple website, includes the 1920s period Trethewey House Heritage Site, and changing exhibits of local history
Museum at Campbell River Campbell River Strathcona History website, culture and history of Northern Vancouver Island
Museum of Anthropology at UBC Vancouver Metro Vancouver First Nations Native American culture and artifacts
Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology Burnaby Metro Vancouver Archaeology website, part of Simon Fraser University
Museum of Northern British Columbia Prince Rupert Skeena-Queen Charlotte First Nations website
Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin Williams Lake Cariboo Cowboy website, ranching and cowboy culture, includes BC Cowboy Hall of Fame
Museum of Vancouver Vancouver Metro Vancouver History City history
Nakusp & District Museum Nakusp Central Kootenay History information, local history
Nanaimo Art Gallery Nanaimo Nanaimo Art website
Nanaimo Bastion Nanaimo Nanaimo History
Nanaimo Museum Nanaimo Nanaimo History website, local history
Naramata Heritage Museum Naramata Okanagan-Similkameen History information, local history
National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre Burnaby Metro Vancouver Ethnic website, includes National Nikkei Heritage Centre and the Japanese Canadian National Museum; Japanese Canadian culture and contributions to Canada
New Westminster Museum New Westminster Metro Vancouver History website, local history
New Westminster Police Museum New Westminster Metro Vancouver Law enforcement website
Nicola Valley Museum and Archives Merritt Thompson-Nicola History Local history
Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre New Denver Central Kootenay Military History of the Japanese Canadians that were relocated to internment camps during World War II
Nisga'a Memorial Lava Beds Provincial Park Gitlakdamix Kitimat-Stikine Natural history Visitor center exhibits include natural history of the park, Nisga'a culture, tours of the lava beds
Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre Osoyoos Okanagan-Similkameen Multiple website, Okanagan People, natural history of the desert
North Pacific Cannery Port Edward Skeena-Queen Charlotte Open air website, tours of historic fish cannery buildings; also known as North Pacific Historic Fishing Village
North Thompson Museum Barriere Thompson-Nicola History information, local history
North Vancouver Museum & Archives North Vancouver Metro Vancouver Multiple website, local history and art
Notch Hill Historic Site Sorrento Columbia-Shuswap Open air information
Nuyumabales Cultural Centre Quadra Island Strathcona First Nations information, information, formerly the Kwagiulth Museum, located in Cape Mudge
Okanagan Heritage Museum Kelowna Central Okanagan History website, area's history and culture
Okanagan Military Museum Kelowna Central Okanagan Military website
Okanagan Science Center Vernon North Okanagan Science website
Old Hastings Mill Store Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver History Native American, pioneer and immigrant artifacts
Old School House Arts Centre Qualicum Beach Nanaimo Art website
Oliver and District Museum Oliver Okanagan-Similkameen History website, local history
Osoyoos Desert Centre Osoyoos Okanagan-Similkameen Natural history website
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad Osoyoos Okanagan-Similkameen Railroad website, model railroad layouts
Pacific Museum of the Earth Vancouver Metro Vancouver Natural history website, operated by the University of British Columbia, rocks, minerals, fossils
Peace Canyon Dam Visitor's Center Hudson's Hope Peace River Multiple Area history, natural history, building of the dam and hydroelectricity
Peachland Museum Peachland Central Okanagan History website, local history
Pemberton Museum Pemberton Squamish-Lillooet History website, local history
Penticton Art Gallery Penticton Okanagan-Similkameen Art website, formerly the Art Gallery of the South Okanagan
Penticton Museum Penticton Okanagan-Similkameen Multiple website, local history, culture, natural history and art
Pitt Meadows Museum Pitt Meadows Metro Vancouver History website, local history
Port Clements Museum Port Clements Skeena-Queen Charlotte History website, includes logging equipment, machinery and pioneer items
Port Hardy Museum Port Hardy Mount Waddington History website, local history
Port McNeill Heritage Museum Port McNeill Mount Waddington History information, local history
Port Moody Station Museum Port Moody Metro Vancouver History Local history, located in a historic railway station building
Pouce Coupe Museum Pouce Coupe Peace River History website, includes Heritage House, trapper's cabin, caboose and the original NAR train station
Powell River Historical Museum Powell River Sunshine Coast History website, local history
Presentation Gallery North Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art website, photography gallery
Prince George Railway and Forestry Museum Prince George Fraser-Fort George Railway
Prince Rupert Fire Museum Prince Rupert Skeena-Queen Charlotte Firefighting website
Princeton District Pioneer Museum Princeton Okanagan-Similkameen Multiple Local history artifacts, fossils
Qualicum Beach Museum Qualicum Beach Nanaimo Multiple website, local history and fossils
Quesnel Museum Quesnel Cariboo History website, includes period room and business displays, Chinese artifacts
Quw’utsun Cultural Centre Duncan Cowichan Valley First Nations website
Regimental Museum of the BC Regiment Vancouver Metro Vancouver Military History and artifacts of The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own)
Revelstoke Dam Visitor Center Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Multiple History of the dam, science of hydroelectricity, First Nations history and culture
Revelstoke Firehall Museum Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Firefighting website
Revelstoke Nickelodeon Museum Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Music website, mechanical music machines including Victorian musical boxes, player pianos, player reed and pipe organs
Revelstoke Museum and Archives Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap History website, local history
Revelstoke Railway Museum Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Railroad website
Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre Revelstoke Columbia-Shuswap Art website
Richmond Art Gallery Richmond Metro Vancouver Art website
Richmond Museum Richmond Metro Vancouver History website, local history and culture
RJ Haney Heritage Village & Museum Salmon Arm Columbia-Shuswap Open air website
Rocky Mountain Rangers Museum Kamloops Thompson-Nicola Military website, located in the JR Vicars Armoury, history of The Rocky Mountain Rangers
Roedde House Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver Historic house website, late Victorian period house
Rossland Historical Museum Rossland Kootenay Boundary Multiple website, local history museum, historic park with mine buildings and tour of Le Roi Gold Mine
Royal British Columbia Museum Victoria Capital Multiple History, natural history, First Nations culture
Royal London Wax Museum Victoria Capital Wax website
Royal Westminster Regiment Historical Society and Museum New Westminster Metro Vancouver Military
Salmo Museum Salmo Central Kootenay History information, local history
Salt Spring Island Museum Ganges, British Columbia Capital History information, information, local history
Samson V Maritime Museum New Westminster Metro Vancouver Maritime website, sternwheel snagpuller museum ship
Sandon Historical Museum Sandon Central Kootenay History website, local history of the mining ghost town
Science World at Telus World of Science Vancouver Metro Vancouver Science
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives Vancouver Metro Vancouver Military
Secwepemc Museum and Heritage Park Kamloops Thompson-Nicola First Nations History & culture of the Shuswap People
Shawnigan Lake Museum Shawnigan Lake Cowichan Valley History website, local history
Sidney Museum and Archives Sidney Capital Multiple website, local history, Saanich pioneers, includes period kitchen and school room
Silverton Historical Society Interpretive Centre Silverton Central Kootenay History website, local history
Silvery Slocan Museum New Denver Central Kootenay History website, local history
Simon Fraser University Gallery Burnaby Metro Vancouver Art website, part of Simon Fraser University
Simon Fraser University Gallery Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art website, part of Simon Fraser University, Teck Gallery
Snaza’ist Discovery Centre Hedley Okanagan-Similkameen First Nations website, history and culture of the Similkameen people, tours of the Mascot Gold Mine
Sointula Museum Sointula Mount Waddington History website, local history
Sooke Region Museum Sooke Capital Open air website, includes museum with local history and culture exhibits, blacksmith shop, lighthouse equipment, machinery and equipment for agriculture and industry, 1902 period pioneer cottage
South Peace Historical Society Railway Station Museum Dawson Creek Peace River History information, also known as N.A.R. Station Museum, includes pioneers, natural history, railroads and building of the Alaska Highway
South Similkameen Museum Keremeos Okanagan-Similkameen History website, local history, housed in a former police office and jail
Sparwood Museum Sparwood East Kootenay History website, local history
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre Whistler Squamish-Lillooet First Nations website
S.S. Moyie National Historic Site Kaslo Central Kootenay Maritime Passenger sternwheeler museum ship
Stave Falls Visitor Centre Stave Falls Fraser Valley Science website, hydroelectricity and the dam
Stewart Historical Museum Stewart Stikine History information, local history
Steveston Museum Richmond Metro Vancouver History website, recreated rooms of a bank, post office, general store, and bedrooms
Summerland Museum Summerland Okanagan-Similkameen History website, local history and development
Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives Gibsons Sunshine Coast Multiple website, local maritime, natural and cultural history
Surrey Museum Surrey Metro Vancouver Multiple website, local history and culture, changing exhibits of art, culture and science, historic log cabin, textile studio
Tahsis Museum Tahsis Strathcona History information, local history
Teck Cominco Interpretive Centre Trail Kootenay Boundary Mining information, science of mineral exploration, free tours of the zinc lead smelter
Telkwa Museum Telkwa Bulkley-Nechako History information, local history
tems swiya Museum Sechelt Sunshine Coast First Nations information, culture and history of the Shishalh peoples
Terrace Art Gallery Terrace Kitimat-Stikine Art website
Touchstones Nelson Museum of Art and History Nelson Central Kootenay Multiple website, art and local history
Toastworks Museum Stewart Stikine Technology website, collection of toasters
Trail Museum Trail Kootenay Boundary History website, local history
Trev Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition Vancouver Metro Vancouver Transport website
Two Rivers Gallery Prince George Fraser-Fort George Art website
U'mista Cultural Centre Alert Bay Mount Waddington First Nations website
Valemount Museum Valemount Fraser-Fort George History website, local history
Valley Museum and Archive McBride Fraser-Fort George History website, local history
Van Anda Museum Texada Island Sunshine Coast Multiple website, local history
Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art Collections include major works by Emily Carr, the Group of Seven and Marc Chagall
Vancouver Holocaust Education Center Vancouver Metro Vancouver Holocaust website
Vancouver Island Military Museum Nanaimo Nanaimo Military website
Vancouver Maritime Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver Maritime
Vancouver Police Museum Vancouver Metro Vancouver Law enforcement
Vanderhoof Heritage Museum Vanderhoof Bulkley-Nechako Open air website
Vernon Public Art Gallery Vernon North Okanagan Art website
Victoria Fire Department Museum Victoria Capital Firefighting website
Victoria Police Department Museum Victoria Capital Law enforcement
W. A. C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre Hudson's Hope Peace River Multiple Area history, natural history, building of the dam and hydroelectricity
Walter Wright Pioneer Village Dawson Creek Peace River Open air information, information
Wells Museum Wells Cariboo History website, local history, hard rock gold mining
West Coast Railway Heritage Park Squamish Squamish-Lillooet Railway website, typical railway facility of the mid-20th century and restored railroad cars
West Vancouver Museum West Vancouver Metro Vancouver Art website
Westbank Museum Westbank Central Okanagan History website, local history
The Whale Centre White Rock Alberni-Clayoquot Natural history website, marine life and tours for watching whales, sea birds and marine mammals
Whistler Museum and Archives Whistler Squamish-Lillooet Multiple website, area's natural, cultural history, sports
White Post Auto Museum Tappen Columbia-Shuswap Automobile information
White Rock Museum and Archives White Rock Metro Vancouver History website, local history
Windermere Valley Museum Invermere East Kootenay Open air information
Xá:ytem Longhouse Interpretive Centre Mission Fraser Valley First Nations
Yale Museum Yale Fraser Valley History information, local history
Zeballos Heritage Museum Zeballos Strathcona History information, local history

Defunct museums

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