Welcome to the Parksville Museum

The museum's primary mandate is to collect, preserve, and display artifacts and archival materials that pertain to the varied aspects of this area. The geographic focus of our collection is that of School District 69 which includes Parksville, Errington, Coombs, Hilliers, French Creek and Nanoose Bay. The museum has an expansive collection of objects that help us illustrate the lives and activities of early settlers, organizations and businesses of the local communities.

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Museum Hours of Operation

Regular Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM.

*Friday Farmers Market: 5 PM - 8 PM

CLOSED Sunday and Monday

Closed on Statutory Holidays


Adult: $5
Student/Senior: $4
Child: $2
Under 6 years: FREE

Call us for group rates!

Larry Aguilar Raku Lamp Raffle!

Win this  stunning Raku lamp with a tri-light switch and rosewood base hand-crafted by renowned potter, Larry Aguilar.

"The 'Rockin' Raku' Raffle" is only $5.00 per entry, and the winner will be drawn at our September 23rd Farmers' Market!

Stop in at the museum to buy a ticket! 

Become a Member!

Help us protect our community's history!

Benefits include:
- Parksville Museum Newsletter-keep abreast of all events
- One free 2 hour rental of our meeting room
- 10% discount in the Museum Gift Shop (some exceptions will apply)
- VIP Access and discounts on special events and the Urban Farm School
- Unlimited entrance into Parksville Museum

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Blacksmith Shop Fundraiser!

Click below to find out how to win this spectacular, hand-crafted, birdhouse!

Dave Kasprick from Red Cod Forge

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Located in Craig Heritage Park. this Museum, started in 1983 displays a number of heritage buildings from the time of the first settlers in the area.

Artifacts displayed in these buildings illustrate their lives.

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Volunteers are at the heart of our Museum.

They are Members of the Parksville and District Historical Society who choose to give of their time, without pay, to work for the Parksville Museum and Archives. A wide variety of opportunities exist and we are looking forward to expanding our volunteer program.

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