Open Thursday – Sunday

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Admission by Donation

Recommended Amount:
$5 per person
$10 per family or group

Parking is Free


Admission to all Events is Free

Getting Here

Coordinates for GPS: 49.305727, -124.260320

The museum is located in the south end of Parksville at the junction of Highway 19A and Franklin Gull Rd (Stop light corner), adjacent to the Tourist Information Centre. Access and parking at the rear on Northwest Bay Rd.

It is around 20km from Nanaimo and 79km from Courtenay.

Parksville Museum

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Public Transportation

RDN Bus #91 stops nearby the museum.

For bus schedules, please visit Regional District of Nanaimo Transit System.

1245 East Island Highway
Parksville, BC V9P 2E5

Phone: 250-248-6966
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The Parksville Museum is located on the unceded, traditional, & ancestral lands of the Coast Salish, Hul’q’umi’num’ speaking people including the Snaw-naw-as and Snuneymuxw people.


By Donation

Recommended Amount:
$5 per person
$10 per family or group
All Events are admission by donation


Heritage Buildings are now closed until Spring 2022. The grounds are always open to enjoy.