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Tofino Heritage Museum

Conveniently located in downtown Tofino,
the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum showcases the area's rich history from ancient to modern times.

Explore a mix of written and digital display to travel through time and learn how our past shapes our present.

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Spring Exhibition - British Co…

Learn about how the First World War affected British Columbia and, in turn, Clayoquot Sound. 

Museum Winter and Spring Hours: Sat & Sun 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

331 Main Street, Legion Branch...

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Book of the Month - Chasing Cl…

It's the time of year for cosying up with a book and taking in nature's dramatic show (if you're reading from outside Clayoquot Sound, storms have been very dramatic here lately). 

Our literary...

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Clayoquot Sound As We Remember…

Starting September 15th, come to the museum to learn about local history as told by locals. Learn about the historical characters through photographs, family trees, written memories, etc. 

 

If you would...

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People of the Sound - Mike …

Mike (b. 1888, Christened Walter Charles) and Mabel Hamilton (nee. Hall) traveled and lived throughout Clayoquot Sound. Their story is often told as a sweet romance. 

Mike...

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Book of the Month - Tsawalk: A…

If the recent fog around Clayoquot Sound has put you in a ruminating mood, maybe you'll be in the right state of mind to brood over the lines...

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People of the Sound - Sing Lee

The first general store at the end of the Esowista Peninsula was started by Sing Lee ca. 1901. Lee seems to have originally ventured to Clayoquot Sound with the hope...

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Book of the Month - Nuu-Chah-N…

Nuu-chah-nulth Voices, Histories, Objects & Journeys, edited by Alan L. Hoover, records aspects of local Clayoquot Sound History. Accounts of James Colnett's expedition to the area from 1787-88, an article on...

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Museum Open House and Fundrais…

Museum Open House and Fundraiser Evening 

 

 

Thursday June 7th 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

 

Wine & Cheese ~ Meet the Board...

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Part of Our Past - The Royal C…

Authored by Sean McLorie

During the Second World War, a base was established at the current location of the Tofino-Long Beach Airport (YAZ). A large number of soldiers, aircrews, engineers and...

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Fall/ Winter Hours: Saturday & Sunday 12:30 - 4pm

Fall & Winter Hours

September - April

Sat & Sun
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Location

How to find us
Below the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65

In the hahoulthee of the Tla-o-qui-aht ha'wiih.

Contact

For inquiries:
tofinomuseum@gmail.com