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Artists on Site

Join us again for this Annual event that is a part of Campbell River's Christmas Gift Tour.  The event takes place from 10-5, however from 11-3 there will be demonstrations on Cedar Weaving by Wayne Bell, Wood Carving by Robert Cecil, and on Linocut Printmaking with Marcy...

Festival of Trees 2017

This December, take a break from the bustle of the holiday season and come immerse yourself in the Museum at Campbell River's Festival of Trees!  The decorated trees in our changing gallery will put a smile on your face and add a little twinkle to your day.  Awards...

Christmas at the Museum

  Everyone is invited on December 2nd to experience Christmases of the past in the permanent exhibits at the Museum at Campbell River from 1 to 4pm.  Tour through the festively decorated galleries while listening to Christmas carols being sung by the Campbell River...

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See our latest Living History documentary film!  Beaver Lodge Lands: Gift and Compromise


WATERSHED HISTORY EXHIBIT

The Museum presents an opportunity to learn about the significance of our watershed, which begins in Strathcona Provincial Park at Buttle Lake, and the role it plays in providing our community with potable drinking water, recreation and hydro electric power.  

The story of the watershed is a complicated one; people living and working in this area have tried to balance the needs of industry and resource gathering with the needs of environmental longevity and protection, especially since the time when the potential for hydro electric power was observed. 

Through a series of interpretive panels and an interactive touch-screen, visitors can learn the history of the watershed prior to industrial development and find out what stewardship initiatives have been undertaken in the Campbell River and its estuary in more recent years.

Museum staff are on hand at the John Hart Interpretive Centre off Brewster Lake Road 3 days a week. Call the museum to confirm hours (250) 287-3103.