This category lists sites which present the history of an era or region through collections in museums composed of historic artifacts located in British Columbia.
Britannia Mine Museum
An underground adventure at Britannia Beach that includes special events, changing exhibits, activities, displays and guided underground tours.
A Cowboy, Ranching, and Rodeo Museum
Home to the Cowboy Hall of Fame, and a special display area featuring photos, biographies and memorabilia of the province's outstanding cowboys.
Cowichan Valley Museum
Housed in a 1912 railroad station along the E and N Railway. Includes photo gallery, hours, admission rates, guided tours, educational programs, archives, publications, gift shop, volunteer program and contact details. Located in Duncan.
Showcases the historic home in Victoria of the wealthy Dunsmuir family as well as their contribution to the development of Vancouver Island, BC.
Outside, find a trapper's cabin, a turn-of-the-century schoolhouse, an historic steam locomotive, and early farm machinery. Indoors, visit an early store and doctor's office, examine the unique Kutenai Canoe, and chat with pioneer ladies and prospectors.
The Cumberland Museum and Archives
Local history of the city and area.
Delta Museum and Archives
Exhibits that explore the lives and history of Deltans through various themes and exhibits.
Fort Langley National Historic Site of Canada
Learn more about the fur trade and the Hudson's Bay Company with costumed interpreters and historic artifacts at an 1839 fort. [English/French]
Fort Steele Heritage Town
Photos, exhibits, announcements, resources, products and events are available with over 50 exhibit buildings to visit.
Exhibits the history and culture of the island. Displays include petroglyphs carved by the island's first inhabitants, European settlement, and data on native plants.
Local history of the city and area.
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada
An intact fish cannery that includes an introductory film, guided tours with knowledgeable interpreters, and interactive exhibits.
Mackenzie and District Museum
Local history of the community.
Museum at Campbell River
Exhibits representing the culture and history of North Vancouver Island and an Archives Research Center.
Museum of Northern B. C.
Located in Prince Rupert, has displays of Northwest Coast human and natural history from the end of the last ice age to the 20th century.
Nanaimo District Museum
A local history of the city and area.
North Vancouver Museum and Archives
Collections of artifacts, documents, and photographs highlight community development, and includes information about events, volunteerism and publications.
Historical information about Osoyoos, BC and its surrounding area. Includes photo galleries and a history of the region.
Powell River Historical Museum
History of the local community.
Rossland Museum and Gold Mine Tour
Exhibits and unique experience of an underground tour into a historic hard-rock gold mine.
Royal BC Museum
Presents the natural and human history of the area through three different galleries, natural history, first peoples, and modern history.
Saanich Historical Artifacts Society
Collections of working steam engines, tractors, agricultural machinery, and household and industrial artifacts.
Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives
Discover natural history collections, pioneer period rooms, First Nations and small wooden boats and models. Includes photos, programs and newsletters. Located in Gibsons Landing.
Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History
Preserves and displays treasures of the cities past.
Showcases Whistler's history: pioneers, skiing on Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains, Olympics and natural history.
Last update:January 11, 2016 at 6:15:03 UTC