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Donations gladly accepted

Step Back in Time

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Spring 2019

Opening March first

​Our daily hours will be 10-3 and we will have a new look!

Keep watching for news about our Grand Opening!

Rich in the history and beauty, Chemainus is located on the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The town's roots are strongly linked with the 1850's early pioneers and the timber industry. But now, it is better known for the many Murals found painted on the walls around town displaying the history of Chemainus.

Our front window display is decorated constantly by our amazing volunteers.

Come volunteer at the Chemainus Valley Museum and you can be AMAZING too!

The Chemainus Valley Museum is operated by the Chemainus Valley Historical Society, a non-profit organization. The Museum is located in the beautiful Water Wheel Park, found in the centre of town. Off to the side of the Museum is a wonderful observation point which overlooks the site of the first and present sawmill. Looking out, you can see the large ships, log booms and busy harbour framed by the beautiful Gulf Islands.

2019  Chemainus Valley Museum opening is March 1st!

Mark your calendars


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Looking down from where Museum now sits.

(from the collection of Joan Allester, Chemainus)