Explore town history with the coming of Alcans aluminum smelter in the 1950s, early valley settlement, and Haisla traditional arts and technology. Additional displays feature regional geology, flora, and fauna. The temporary gallery offers changing exhibitions of arts, culture and history.
At the Bowen Island Community Museum you will discover Higgens Cabin, a 1948 period logger’s cabin with tools and period rooms. At the Canadian Museum of Flight you’ll find over 25 civilian and military jets, gliders, and helicopters. Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle welcomes you inside a Victorian-era mansion. And at Fort St. James National Historic Site you’ll travel back in history inside a restored Hudson’s Bay Company post with 1896 living history guides all summer long.
Welcome to British Columbia’s museums and heritage sites. Historic telephones, arts and crafts, regional sports history, and natural history and much more await.