Vancouver Island, British Columbia museums and heritage sites covers all facets of our history including First Nation, pioneers, wildlife, marine, nature, industry and more. Preserving our history is an important part of our Canadian identity.
Some of the heritage sites and museums on Vancouver Island which attract a lot of attention include McLean Mill National Historic Site (Port Alberni), Museum at Campbell River, Nanaimo Museum, Cowichan Native Village (Duncan) and the Hatley Park National Historic Site, Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, Craigdarroch Castle, and Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC.
To plan and research your next guided adventure with a Vancouver Island museum and/or heritage site please visit any of our communities on this website. In each Vancouver Island community is an "Attraction" category which lists participating museums or for a quick find use our website search feature.
Under the "Parks, Trails and Places" category in each community there are information pages for visiting heritage sites in the region.