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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.

From our Blog

Mrs Malon’s Vargas Island Gard…

By guest curator Stephanie Ann Warner

This spring, our museum has been exploring Clayoquot Sound's experiences during World War One. A key part of our look into "Vargas Island Ranchers at...

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People in Profile - Murdo MacL…

 

Guest article by curator of Vargas Island ranchers at home and at war, Stephanie Ann Warner.

Tofinoites unite on the Western Front! Tofino’s WWI history has a nice little...

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People in Profile - More than …

 

 

Article by Stephanie Ann Warner, guest curator of Vargas Island ranchers at home and at war

This exhibit is at the museum until the end of May 2019

When Lilly Garrard was...

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Book of the Month - Tweets fro…

Author Jacqueline Carmichael started to publish excerpts from her grandfather's wartime journals and letters on Facebook and Twitter. This 'flash documentary creative non-fiction' project, as Carmichael calls it, spiraled into...

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A Museum Field Trip to Morpheu…

 

Guest curator of Vargas Island ranchers at home and at war Stephanie Ann Warner, her father Barry Warner, and Museum President Steve Bernard took a trip out to Morpheus Island. 

Stephanie wrote...

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Mrs Malon and her Family on th…

Article by guest curator Stephanie Ann Warner

This spring, the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum is sharing stories of the short-lived settlement on Vargas Island, as part of its exhibit...

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Vargas Island ranchers go to w…

From February 15 - May 15 2019, the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum is exploring British Columbia's experiences in the First World War and looking into the local story of Vargas...

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History Evening - "Vargas…

Tofino Legion

RESCHEDULED TO 

March 21

7:00 - 9:30 pm

 

Join the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum for an evening of history and...

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Book of the Month - Lone Cone:…

 

Published in 1952, this memoir of a Clayoquot Sound 'war bride' vividly describes how it might have felt to immigrate from Britain to the Canadian west coast. 

 The book dramatically chronicles...

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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

MAY 2019 - Japanese Canadian Heritage Wa…

 

This May we're excited to be offering

JAPANESE CANADIAN HERITAGE WALKING TOURS

 

 

 The tours are offered in conjunction with...