Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives offers Drop-in Learning Opportunities
Parents, have you run out of things to do with your kids while you wait for classes to resume? The Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives will offer heritage crafts from 10:30am - 2:00pm and all-day museum activity sheets beginning on Wednesday, September 10th. Drop in activities will run every Wednesday through Friday until the school strike ends. Come down and partake in a museum-wide scavenger hunt and participate in a variety of heritage crafting activities.
All materials are supplied, for kids of all ages. We cannot provide child supervision, but this drop-in opportunity is a fantastic way for you to spend some time discovering things about your local museum with your kids. Child care providers please call ahead if bringing a larger group.
Admission is by Donation. For more information, call 604-886-8232 or visit: www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
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 >
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 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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