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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

ROYAL BC MUSEUM, VICTORIA, BC

A must-do for any visitor to Victoria is a trip to the Royal BC Museum. Located at 675 Belleville St., across from the Provincial Legislature Bldgs., and just down from the Empress Hotel/Convention Centre, the Royal BC Museum is a great way to spend a few hours - or while away an afternoon!  

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

FORT RODD HILL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE & EVENTS

Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site. At Fort Rodd Hill, visitors can explore gun batteries and underground magazines built a century ago, as well as searchlight emplacements, command posts...and much more. Signs, audio and video stations, and friendly, knowledgeable staff tell the stories of this national historic site. Families often bring a picnic lunch and