Upcoming Events: February 2014
Saturday, March 15th - 10:00 to 3:30 - at Sunnycrest Mall
13th Antique Roadshow Fundraiser
Now is the time to dig out those old coins you stored away under the bed, the oil painting you scored at a garage sale, the china set you inherited from your grandmother, or the "ancient" manuscript you found in the hidden compartment of the roll top desk you brought back from the share shed! :)
Bring your treasures to be professionally assessed - anything collectable, unusual, historical, or unique, and find out what they're worth.
There will be heritage pop-up exhibits, an on-site museum gift shop, and a membership drive with the chance to win a Beachcombers Gift Pack!
Newspaper Digitization Project
Explore THE COAST NEWS and now THE PENINSULA TIMES online!
Thanks to a second grant from the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, and the generous loan of the microfilm reels from the Sechelt Archives, we are pleased to announce the addition of the Peninsula Times newspapers to the online database of BC historical newspapers. Learn more >
Museum Gift Shop
For unique gift ideas visit the Museum Gift Shop!
We have wood crafts and beautiful cards by local artists like Lyndon Bradford, Vene Parnell, Sonoko, 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!
40th Anniversary Beachcombers Exhibit
Sat., Aug. 17, 2013: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic series, the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives launched a new and improved Beachcombers exhibit. The centerpiece of the exhibit is the recreation of the Molly’s Reach countertop with a life-sized photo of the cast as seen in the image. More details >
July 20, 2013: The exhibit launch of Chatwilh: The Crafts and Culture of the Squamish Canoe was a great success with Chief Ian Campbell, Chief Bill Williams, and Mayor Wayne Rowe in attendance, along with other esteemed members of the Squamish Nation, and members of our Museum Board.
More details >
Time Travel Sunshine Coast
Time Travel Sunshine Coast is a heritage smart phone walking tour of the Sunshine Coast. We recently received an Award of Outstanding Achievement from Heritage BC and a Bronze in Non-Personalized Interpretation from Interpretation Canada for the project. Learn more >
LOCATION & HOURS
716 Winn Rd., Gibsons, BC.
P.O. Box 766
Gibsons, B.C., V0N 1V0
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30-4:30 pm
The Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives is an innovative and community-driven heritage destination 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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