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"History is a guide to navigation in perilous times.
"History is who we are and why we are the way we are." - David McCullough.

History comes alive at the Powell River museum. Come visit us and get a glimpse into the past, and lives in a different time.

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Paper Machine 1 and 2 crew
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Stillwater picnic
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Sliammon canoes
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Willingdon Arena
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Patricia Theatre
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Moving paper by hand in the mill
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Wildwood water line
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Looking up 2nd St. (now Ash)
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The first ferry Quillayute at Saltery Bay
Exhibits feature
  • Local First Nations Culture
  • Early days on the Sunshine Coast
  • Logging and the Powell River mill
  • Local culture and music
  • The war years

Our staff are local people with a wealth of information to share. We welcome you! We are located at 4798 Marine Avenue, across from beautiful Willingdon Beach.

Please note that while, browsing is free, there may be a fee for requests.

If you have comments, feedback or a request, please consult our
Contact Us page for email and postal addresses.
Hours of Operation

Winter (October 1 – mid Jun) Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Summer (mid June – September 30) Monday – Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm   

last updated: 2021-Jan-19 - OPEN - Hours of operation