Museums

Museums both large and small in Victoria, BC.

  • Sidney Museum, Sidney, BC

SIDNEY MUSEUM

SIDNEY MUSEUM, 2423 BEACON AVE, SIDNEY, BC Take a walk through time and discover the natural history of the area, followed by regularly updated permanent displays on local First Nations, industry, transportation, agriculture and social history. Experience our vintage Kitchen, Critchley's Storefront, rustic Barn and hands-on schoolhouse. Or take in a short film in our

  • Lost Airmen of the Empire Memorial, Victoria BC

LOST AIRMEN OF THE EMPIRE MEMORIAL

Lost Airmen of the Empire Memorial The “Lost Airmen of the Empire” memorial commemorates and acknowledges the contributions and sacrifices of the 179 people who perished while posted to or were working at the Royal Canadian Air Force Station Patricia Bay during World War II. The memorial is located on Hospital Hill on the north

  • Heritage Acres Sign, Visitor in Victoria

HERITAGE ACRES

Heritage Acres in Saanich, BC is operated by the Saanich Historical Artifact Society. Like me, you may have seen the sign for Heritage Acres as you're driving along the Pat Bay Hwy.  And like me, you may have thought the site contained a few old tractors and some farm equipment along with a little train.

  • Toy Museum in Victoria, BC

NATIONAL TOY MUSEUM

The National Toy Museum of Canada specializes in the preservation and history of old toys. 1410 Broad Street Victoria, British Columbia Hours:  Mon - Sat 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Call (250) 385-8697 Taken from an article by CBC News: Co-owner B. Woodward says the point of his new

  • General Ashton Armoury Museum, Victoria, BC Visitor in Victoria

GENERAL ASHTON ARMOURY MUSEUM

The Ashton Armoury Museum, located in the LGen E.C. Ashton Armoury was established in 1994 to maintain, honour and promote the histories of our local Communications (Signals), Logistic, Medical and Military Police units, their Canadian Forces Branches and predecessor Army Corps. The museum is a secure, well-managed, appreciative repository for military and related memorabilia preserved

THE CANADIAN SCOTTISH REGIMENTAL MUSEUM

The Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary’s) Regimental Museum is located upstairs in the heritage building of the Bay Street Armoury at 715 Bay St. in Victoria, BC. This museum is an accredited museum of the Canadian Forces and was opened by the Regiment’s Colonel-in-Chief, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, GCVO, CD,

ESQUIMALT NAVAL & MILITARY MUSEUM

For the military buffs in the family, the Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum is something to check out! The museum follows the development of the naval presence on the West Coast of Canada. It traces this development from its beginnings in 1848 when Esquimalt Harbour - large, sheltered, and close to Victoria -- began to

BRITISH COLUMBIA AVIATION MUSEUM

Attention all Aviation Enthusiasts! The British Columbia Aviation Museum is a major attraction on Vancouver Island, located next to the Victoria International Airport at 1910 Norseman Rd in Sidney.   There are many interesting aircraft, engines, pictures, models and artifacts. In the Memorial Room you will find many artifacts from the wars that Canadians fought, either

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