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Qualicum Beach Museum

Phone:250-752-5533
Address: 587 Beach Rd
Qualicum Beach
BC   V9K 1K7

Description

Hours Summer Season: Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 to 4:00 pm Winter Season: Tuesday and Thursday - 1:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Social History Gallery

    The museum has permanent exhibits about First Nations, social history, paleontology and energy/communications. The museum has permanent exhibits about First Nations, social history, paleontology and energy/communications.
  • Oral History Theatre

    Multimedia productions using interview recordings with local pioneer family descendants, including archival photos, period music and historical footage. A must-see! Multimedia productions using interview recordings with local pioneer family descendants, including archival photos, period music and historical footage.  A must-see!
  • Qualicum Tom, Qualicum Annie and children

    The QB Museum has a large collection of archival photos that help tell the story of the community. Here is a photo of Qualicum Tom and Qualicum Annie with their children at the turn of the past century. Qualicum Annie was known as the matriarch of the local First Nations band and many of her descendants still live locally. The QB Museum has a large collection of archival photos that help tell the story of the community.  Here is a photo of Qualicum Tom and Qualicum Annie with their children at the turn of the past century.  Qualicum Annie was known as the matriarch of the local First Nations band and many of her descendants still live locally.
  • The Hermit

    The Qualicum Beach Museum recognizes early pioneers and colourful characters such as the Hermit (Guiseppe Roat) who built and operated the first museum in town out of his home. The "Museum of Nature Art", was located in the area now known as Hermitage Park. The Qualicum Beach Museum recognizes early pioneers and colourful characters such as the Hermit (Guiseppe Roat) who built and operated the first museum in town out of his home. The
  • Children's Museum Day - Outside

    Demonstration of splitting cedar shakes, using pioneer tools and techniques. Demonstration of splitting cedar shakes, using pioneer tools and techniques.
  • Community and School Tours

    The museum offers tours to school groups and the general public. Here Graham Beard our local paleontologist, is educating the public about local natural history. The museum offers tours to school groups and the general public. Here Graham Beard our local paleontologist, is educating the public about local natural history.
  • Children's Museum Day

    This fun community event is offered free to the community by the Qualicum Beach Museum. It includes numerous activities for young and old alike including fossil rubbing, pioneer shake splitting, send a telegram, pony rides and much more. It attracts over 400 people annually. This fun community event is offered free to the community by the Qualicum Beach Museum.  It includes numerous activities for young and old alike including fossil rubbing, pioneer shake splitting, send a telegram, pony rides and much more. It attracts over 400 people annually.
  • Qualicum Beach Museum - MacIntosh & Powerhouse buildings

    The museum is located across from the old train station, steam train display and historical St Stephen's church. The smaller brick building is the original powerhouse in Qualicum Beach built in 1929. The larger building (MacIntosh) was the original powerhouse in Port Alberni. It was dismantled and rebuilt, brick by brick in 1994-1995 thanks to Ray Ducker and his group of dedicated volunteers. The museum is located across from the old train station, steam train display and historical St Stephen's church. The smaller brick building is the original powerhouse in Qualicum Beach built in 1929.  The larger building (MacIntosh) was the original powerhouse in Port Alberni.  It was dismantled and rebuilt, brick by brick in 1994-1995 thanks to Ray Ducker and his group of dedicated volunteers.
Social History Gallery
Oral History Theatre
Qualicum Tom, Qualicum Annie and children
The Hermit
Children's Museum Day - Outside
Community and School Tours
Children's Museum Day
Qualicum Beach Museum - MacIntosh & Powerhouse buildings

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