Museum

Originally set to be unveiled in 2020, a monument honouring the only B.C. pilot and the last Canadian to be awarded the Victoria Cross will be unveiled Sunday (Aug. 8) in North Saanich. (Courtesy BC Aviation Museum)

Aviation museum unveils monument to B.C. pilot killed in Second World War

In 1989 the Japanese dedicated a memorial that overlooked the bay where ‘Hammy’ Gray’s remains lie

 

Bill Merilees, a retired B.C. Parks regional information officer, collected mollusk shells from B.C. and Washington state coastlines for 50 years and has donated his 140,000-specimen collection to University of British Columbia’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Vancouver Island man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum

UBC’s Beaty museum grateful for Bill Merilees’s historical record of B.C. marine biodiversity

 

Bill Merilees, a retired B.C. Parks regional information officer, collected mollusk shells from B.C. and Washington state coastlines for 50 years and has donated his 140,000-specimen collection to University of British Columbia’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: B.C. man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum

UBC’s Beaty museum grateful for Bill Merilees’s historical record of B.C. marine biodiversity

 

The Comox Museum is re-opening to the public on Thursday, July 8. This photo shows the newly installed mural of the Comox Wharf donated by David Coons of the Comox Centre Mall and in the foreground is Hamilton Mack Laing (seated) and fellow artist and naturalist, Allan Brooks. Photo submitted

Comox Museum re-opening to the public

The Comox Museum is re-opening to the public on Thursday, July 8.…

The Comox Museum is re-opening to the public on Thursday, July 8. This photo shows the newly installed mural of the Comox Wharf donated by David Coons of the Comox Centre Mall and in the foreground is Hamilton Mack Laing (seated) and fellow artist and naturalist, Allan Brooks. Photo submitted
Cumberland Museum and Archives opened in 1981. Record file photo

Cumberland, museum work toward long-term lease

“I think our relationship proves that we are not intending to move them.”

Cumberland Museum and Archives opened in 1981. Record file photo
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comox Archives and Museum is closed to the public. Photo supplied.

Comox Museum closed until the new year

The doors to the Comox Archives and Museum are again closed to…

  • Dec 2, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comox Archives and Museum is closed to the public. Photo supplied.
The museum and archives in Cumberland will be undergoing renovations. Record file photo

Cumberland plans for museum makeover

Renovation work is to be done in time for anniversary celebration

The museum and archives in Cumberland will be undergoing renovations. Record file photo
The Comox Museum’s new Lorne Hotel collage was made and donated by Terrie Anderson. Pictured with the collage is Dona Cameron (nee Cliffe), the great-granddaughter of Florence and Samuel Cliffe, who owned and ran the Lorne Hotel from 1883 to 1912.

Comox Museum, Pearl Ellis Art Gallery, reopen together

The Comox Museum and the Pearl Ellis Art Gallery are opening on…

  • Aug 4, 2020
The Comox Museum’s new Lorne Hotel collage was made and donated by Terrie Anderson. Pictured with the collage is Dona Cameron (nee Cliffe), the great-granddaughter of Florence and Samuel Cliffe, who owned and ran the Lorne Hotel from 1883 to 1912.
The HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial (HAMM) summer exhibit “THEIR FINEST HOUR-Stories of the Second World War” can be seen at 625 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay. Photo supplied.

HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial redesigns summer exhibit to accommodate social distancing

The HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial (HAMM) has finally reopened to the…

  • Jun 21, 2020
The HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial (HAMM) summer exhibit “THEIR FINEST HOUR-Stories of the Second World War” can be seen at 625 Cliffe Ave. in Courtenay. Photo supplied.
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Comox Museum exhibits available for online viewing

Comox Museum exhibits available for online viewing

Visit all the Comox Museum exhibits from your home, on its website

  • May 31, 2020
Comox Museum exhibits available for online viewing
Comox Marina. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Museum seeking help chronicling COVID-19 crisis

The current COVID-19 pandemic is a landmark moment for the Town of…

  • May 10, 2020
Comox Marina. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Royals, Elvis, Captain Cook: Hundreds of wax figures find new life in B.C. man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)