Museums

  • Qualicum Beach Palaeontology Exhibits

    The Qualicum Beach Museum Paleontology exhibits include a replica skeleton of a 70,000 year old cave bear, aptly named
    The Qualicum Beach Museum Paleontology exhibits include a replica skeleton of a 70,000 year old cave bear, aptly named "Thunder".
  • Qualicum Beach Museum

    Discover the Qualicum Beach Museum's natural history exhibits.
    Discover the Qualicum Beach Museum's natural history exhibits.

The Qualicum Beach Museum is a historic building featuring an extensive and world-renowned palaeontology exhibit, along with captivating First Nations' and social history exhibits. The latter includes ten-minute video interviews with early pioneers, and features photos from their lives in the area many decades ago.

The Parksville Museum and Archives has a collection of early artifacts and the property houses a number of heritage buildings used by the first settlers in the area. There's the French Creek Post Office open from 1888 to 1912, the McMillan Log House built in 1885 in Errington and the Montrose School depicting school life in the early 1900s including some original desks.


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