A big thanks to Travel BC for naming us one of the top community museums in BC! We are honoured to share the list with our colleagues at the White Rock Museum, Whistler Museum, and Creston Museum. Take a look at the other great musuems listed here.
Explore a Virtual 3D Tour of the Museum
Thanks to Stephen Suh at Ocean 3D, we now have a virtual tour of the entire Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives for you to explore! Click on the page above to check out a stunning 3D rendering of our exhibits and collections. You can switch between our first and second floors and also watch videos related to each exhibit (click on the red circles throughout the tour). Select the full screen option in the bottom right for a fully immersive experience. Use this tour get inspired and start planning your visit to the Sunshine Coast Museum today!
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SCMA Photograph Collection Online
Explore our online photograph collection of over 7000 digitized archival images.
Search the photograph collection by keyword, date, description, or peruse the random images search option. You never know what treasures you might find! The database is free to use and being updated weekly. Enjoy the search!
Museum Gift Shop
For unique gift ideas visit the Museum Gift Shop!
We have wooden crafts, glasswork, and beautiful cards by local artists like Lyndon Bradford, Miyuki Shinkai, Vene Parnell, Sonoko Smith, Alan Sirulnikov, Sheila Weaver, & Makiko Kitama, as well as a unique collection of books on local and natural history, First Nations legends, boating, and more.
Oh and don't forget...our limited edition Beachcombers T-shirts! Very limited sizes and colours left. Feel free to call 604.886.8232 to inquire.
LOCATION, HOURS & CONTACT
716 Winn Rd., Gibsons, BC.
P.O. Box 766
Gibsons, B.C., V0N 1V0
Tuesday - Saturday
10:30am to 4:30pm
Admission by Donation
DONATE TO THE MUSEUM
The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives is a regional museum located on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.
The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives presents the history of the Sunshine Coast and its inhabitants. We have two floors of exhibits to explore as well as a resource room, reference library, and extensive archives with over 9,000 photographs & documents.
We host and collaborate workshops, film screenings, and events related to our exhibits and to community issues. Read more...
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