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Fossil Tours Are Back!

As the warmer weather approaches, don’t forget to book your spot on a world famous fossil tour guided by our Natural History Curator, Pat Trask. Tours will run from now until the fall, with public tours for families and school programming available for classes and youth groups. These tour options are the perfect outing for all ages, newcomers and returning enthusiasts.

April 12th, 2024|Fossils, Museum News, Museum Programs|

Courtenay Streets: Fitzgerald Avenue

This month’s newsletter highlights Fitzgerald Avenue and the family it’s named after. The article was penned by local historian Dorothy Isabelle Stubbs (1905-2003) who wrote several different columns for newspapers over the years including “Spotlight on Courtenay Streets” for the Comox District Free Press in 1970. This article appeared in the March 11th edition.

April 4th, 2024|History, The Comox Valley|

Last Chance – Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in British Columbia

The popular travelling exhibition, Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in British Columbia, will be moving on from the museum to its next stop on April 6th. Until then, come by to expand your vocabulary, and appreciation for the state of Indigenous languages spoken in BC.

March 27th, 2024|Museum Exhibit, Museum News|

Event: Spring Fling and Easter Things

We hope you can join us at the Courtenay and District Museum on Saturday, March 23rd for our annual “Spring Fling and Easter Things”. The event runs from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Admission is by donation. Princess Maquinna, sometimes referred to as the “Ugly Princess” but most often “Old Faithful,” transported Indigenous people, settlers, missionaries, loggers, cannery workers, prospectors and travellers of all kinds up and down Vancouver Island’s rugged and dangerous west coast, stopping at up to forty ports of call on her seven-day run.

March 16th, 2024|Museum Events|
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