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CHEMAINUS MUSEUM

— history from a locals perspective —

MUSEUM

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CHEMAINUS MUSEUM

The Chemainus Museum is operated by the Chemainus Valley Historical Society and is located in the beautiful Waterwheel Park in the heart of Chemainus. Their mission is to " To promote and sponsor research and knowledge about, and to publish, record, restore, preserve and maintain interest in: information, data, records, cairns, plaques, buildings, sites, boundaries and locations of, or pertaining to, the history of the Chemainus Valley and its geographical historical boundaries."

HISTORY 

Chemainus was built on trees, more specifically the timber industry in the late 1850s. More currently known for the plethora of murals and other local art in town. To learn more about Chemainus' history please visit the Chemainus Museum website here.

GIFT SHOP

Gifts and souvenirs are also available for purchase at the Chemainus Museum. They have a selection of handmade items generously donated by the Chemainus Valley Historical Society! If you are interested in becoming part of the Chemainus Valey Historical Society Craft Crew please contact cvhs@telus.net or 250-246-2445.

OPENING SOON

The Chemainus Museum is opening Easter weekend just in time for you to take the family!  

Photo courtesy of the Chemainus Valley Historical Society

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