On Their Own Terms event with Haley Healey

Join us for this online author event on Thursday, May 28 at 4pm!   The event will be live on our Facebook Page, or if you …

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Colouring is a great activity for all ages!

Over the last few years the Museum has developed a number of colouring pages about local history.  Here we would like to share some of …

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Lucky Jim Mine

When most people think of BC gold rushes they think of Barkerville, the Fraser River and the Cariboo, few would automatically think of Vancouver Island.  …

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Food Week – An Online Event

June 1-7 join us for Food Week on our Facebook Page!  Start off the week with our Rhubarb Pie Challenge, reminisce about restaurants of the …

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Women’s History Week – Online Event

May 25-31 on the Museum’s Facebook Page we will be looking at Women’s History.  The topic is far too big to cover in a week, …

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Commercial Fishing Week – Online Event

May 18-24  check out the Museum’s Facebook Page  to learn about the history of commercial fishing in our region!  On Sunday the 24th we will …

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Ann Elmore Haig-Brown

This article, written by the Museum’s curator Beth Boyce, appeared in the March 2019 edition of Musings, the Museum’s newsletter. Ann Elmore Haig-Brown did not …

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Strangers in the Woods

If you asked for the history of Blind Channel, it would typically sound something like this: “In 1907 Thurlow Island Lumber Company had a sawmill …

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Temporary Closure until further notice

In consideration of the health, safety and well-being of our staff, visitors and fellow community members, the Museum at Campbell River will be closing to …

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The Canoes

This article, written by curator Beth Boyce, appeared in the March 2020 edition of the Museum’s newsletter, Musings. The Liqʷala word for canoe is xʷak̓ʷənʔa. …

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Cortes Connection

Blog post by Beth Boyce, Curator at the Museum at Campbell River I love the North Island Region.  I love its people, its geography, and …

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Cruising to the Great Outdoors

By Beth Boyce, Curator For nearly 150 years Campbell River has been known for its outdoor recreation.  Visitors from afar encouraged others to come by …

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