The Symbolism of the Flag on Canada Day

The Canadian flag has in the past been used to represent not only the country but also the government, and has been a symbol of …

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Kids Day!

Come join us on Wednesday July 20th from noon to 3pm for a free family event!  We will be celebrating the launch of the new …

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Puppet Theatre

The Museum’s Puppet Theatre is back for its 34th season!  We think this year will be better than ever! Museum Puppet Shows are a short …

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Summer Camps 2022

This summer the Museum at Campbell River will be offering 4 week-long summer camps for kids aged 7-11. The camps are from 9am – noon …

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A Long Journey

The most recent exhibition at the Museum, Cecil Dawson: Standing in the Gap, has been many years in the making.  I am not referring to …

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Love Letters to a City

If you lived in Campbell River in the 1980s then no doubt you are familiar with the story of the Sundancer.  On the night of …

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Christmas Feasts

Winter holiday traditions vary through time and across cultures, but one common thread that seems to run through them is food.  During the festive holiday …

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Mountain Memorials

We have in the past year featured articles about the history of place naming in our community, specifically focusing on street names.  One street name …

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Genealogy Research in Campbell River

Have you ever wanted to explore your family history? Does genealogy interest you? The Museum, the Library and the Genealogy Society teamed up to bring …

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The Union Steamships

I was never someone fascinated with ships.  Despite this, when I began to take a deeper look into the history of the Discovery Islands, I …

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Refuge Cove

Heather Harbord, author of Desolation Sound, referred to West Redonda as the “Social Centre of the Sound.” West Redonda had two settlements – Refuge Cove …

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Adopt an Artifact

Regardless of what is going on outside of the walls of the Museum, the community treasures we hold in trust require care and attention. These …

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