Heritage buildings and the Main Exhibit Hall

are closed for the season. The grounds are always

open for you to enjoy.


Admission by Donation


Parking is Free


Admission to all events is by donation.

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

& Archives

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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

Your generous donation helps to make the Museum a vibrant part of our community and allows us to continue offering family-friendly events, programming and exhibits.



Heritage Buildings are now closed for the 2022 season.

The grounds are always open to enjoy.

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