Temporary Exhibits

Current Exhibit


Exploring Native Plants through Medicine and the Arts

Join us June 26 from 10:30am to 4:30pm for a unique opportunity to explore in detail some of the plants of coastal British Columbia.  Participants will be guided through both presentations and hands-on exercises on the grounds of the Museum.  Starting at 10:30am, We Wai Kai elder June Johnson will …

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Past Exhibits


Sacred Journeys Exhibition

Coming in July 2021, the Sacred Journey exhibit immerses the audience in the world of Indigenous canoe culture on the Pacific Northwest Coast. The coast-wide tribal canoe journeys are a catalyst for cultural revitalization and a means of  community healing and youth empowerment. Told for the first time by leaders …

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The Last Stand (The Works of David Ellingsen)

By David EllingsenJune 22-November 9 This travelling exhibit features the work of photographer and artist David Ellingsen, whose family has roots on Cortes Island, BC.  For five generations David Ellingsen’s family has been involved in British Columbia’s historical evolution of colonial forestry, from old growth deforestation and clear cutting to …

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Godfrey Baldwin’s Campbellton

January 12 – February 17, 2019 Take a look at the history of Campbellton as seen through the lens of local photographer Godfrey Baldwin.  Baldwin set up his photographic studio in his Campbellton home in 1948, and through his work at the local newspaper, and as one of the only …

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May to August 2021

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Historic Boat Tours

The Museum at Campbell River will once again offer its summer historic boat tours in partnership with Discovery Marine Safaris.  Each trip explores the history of the region from the comfort of a 30-passenger boat that includes both indoor and outdoor seating areas, and an on board washroom.  As well as an experienced Captain, there is an on board naturalist who is constantly on the lookout for wildlife to point out, and a Museum Guide to share historic points of interest.

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