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“A must see if you are in the area !!”

The Sooke Region Museum
Ranked #4 of 30 things to do in Sooke
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is a community museum that explores the human and natural heritage of the region from Sooke to Port Renfrew. The museum also operates the local visitor information centre for the region. We have both exhibits in the main museum building and around the grounds. In the Summer we are open 7 days a week. In the off season we are closed Mondays and most Stat holidays. We also usually are closed over Christmas and the first week of January. There is a touch screen system outside the main entrance for after hour accommodation inquiries and maps for pick-up after hours.The museum holds various special event during the year, has a gift shop with local arts & crafts, plus can do special meals for pre-booked tour groups.
Reviewed 23 September 2013

What a great spot to learn about the area and it's history, we stayed for an hour and had a wonderful time looking around. The staff was more than helpful in heading us to local restaurants.

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Reviewed 22 August 2013

We picnicked on the grounds of the museum/visitor's center and were very impressed with the tourist information provided at the visitor's center. The staff drew us maps to get to local attractions and warned us about high tides impeding certain trails. An excellent respite before exploring Sooke.

Thank equinoxWashDc
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

Terrific regional museum. Best part it is free by donation. Lots of genuine artifacts and stories of the locals and their exploits. Great staff helped out with things to do in the region. A great stop of interest.

Thank Burkevillian
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

Nice area to walk around & see some of the local history. It's to bad they don't cover some of the old machinery in order to preserve it better. My family enjoyed visiting.

Thank Tara R
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Worth paying for the tour round the cottage next door provided by someone in costume - very professional.

Thank JeannieG59
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