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VERY GOOD: For a small town.

Do not expect big city museum...I found this one interesting and with exhibits that were... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Sacramento, California
Great local history

Friendly volunteers, great chance to step back in time & learn about the lives of the citizens... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
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13 Jul 2018
“VERY GOOD: For a small town.”
25 Jun 2018
“Small Local History Museum in a Worthwhile Complex”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
9799 Waterwheel Cres, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K0, Canada
+1 250-246-2445
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Do not expect big city museum...I found this one interesting and with exhibits that were well-sourced. I also went to the small local museums in Nanaimo (best), Ladysmith (2nd best), Chemainus (3rd), Qualicum Bay (4th)--though each was interesting in their own way

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Chemanus Valley Museum is a smallish typical local history museum --- not likely to be of great interest to non-locals, but certainly worthwhile if you are already there. However, the complex in which it is housed is very well done and has much to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Although this museum is small it was well worth it as it is filled to the brim with local historical memorabilia. My favorite part was the Barbie collection that were made up in era style clothing and hair depicting different scenes from the past.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank June M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Friendly volunteers, great chance to step back in time & learn about the lives of the citizens. Wonderful displays, great for all ages. Can donate admission, so you afford it for any family or couple.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CA H
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