Upcoming Events at the Museum
On Saturday, February 28th, join the Museum at the Royal Canadian Legion in Sechelt for the 14th annual Antique Roadshow from 10:00am-3:00pm. Bring down your treasures- anything collectible, unusual, historical or unique and find out their value from professional appraisers. The cost is $15 per item, $20 for 2 items, $25 for 3 items or $30 for an entire collection (all proceeds go to the Museum). No reservations are needed as the Antique Roadshow is first come, first serve. There will be a pop-up exhibit, on-site gift shop and a draw to win a Museum Gift Pack worth over $50. This community event is co-presented by Coast TV.
Gibsons' Aquifer Project
Check out this short video featuring the Aquifer Project art installation at the Museum. Glass artist and project lead Miyuki Shinkai worked with local children in creating art inspired by the Gibsons aquifer. The project was launched by Deer Crossing the Art Farm and the Town of Gibsons, and hosted at a number of community locations.
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 & CONTACT
716 Winn Rd., Gibsons, BC.
P.O. Box 766
Gibsons, B.C., V0N 1V0
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30-4:30 pm
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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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