We're now OPEN for the season (Hours below)

Gabriola Roots: The Land Provides

New Exhibit and Film

Welcome to our Gift Shop

  Come Celebrate the Museum’s 20th Anniversary!


Welcome to our new website. We hope you enjoy the expanded format and Gabriola-themed pictures. Discover our new content, and explore the compelling stories from our previous websites.

Museum Hours

10:30am to 4:00pm

(Indoor Exhibits)

Daily  – July, August

Weekends – Victoria Day to Canada Day; Labour Day to Thanksgiving

Closed – Thanksgiving to Victoria Day, except by appt

Outdoor Exhibits and Native Plant Garden OPEN all year.

Gabriola Museum

Come Visit Us
505 South Road,
Gabriola Island, BC

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For more detailed Directions, CLICK HERE.

To contact us:

Phone: 250-247-9987


email: info@gabriolamuseum.org

Featured Events and Exhibits

Bob Bossin's Davy the Punk poster

Join us Saturday, October 10 at 7:30pm at the Haven for Bob Bossin’s benefit performance of his one man musical “Davy the Punk”.

Tickets are $17 in advance at North Road Sports and online at www.gabriolaplayers.ca or $20 at the door.

The concert is presented in partnership with Gabriola Players. The funds raised will enable the Museum to continue to provide innovative programming to our community.

See the Museum Events page for more information.

Connor, mom, and Carroll Hodge with clam exhibit

The Gabriola Museum has a new exhibit, courtesy of 10 year old Connor Reid. “The Inner Life of Clams and Other Bivalves” complements and expands the existing Gabriola Museum BeachQuest book and diorama. For more information, visit the BeachQuest page.

The Gabriola Museum is pleased to announce the winner of our 2015 raffle is

Lynn Dillon, of Nanaimo.

The winning ticket was drawn by a friendly bystander, Lizhen Mao. Thanks for your help, Lizhen, and Congratulations, Lynn!

Thanks also to the many people that supported the Museum by purchasing a raffle ticket. The Museum is looking forward to telling you more island stories, and continuing to build our relationship with this wonderful community.

First podcast now available

The Museum is producing  a series of podcasts called “Gabriola Stories” on CKGI FM radio. You can listen to our first 31 minute podcast, The Land Provides, on the Gabriola Roots page HERE.

Nanaimo Museum Event

Our sister museum in Nanaimo is presenting “From Rationing to Ravishing: The transformation of women’s fashion in the 1940’s and 1950’s” from May 15 to August 23. For more information, click HERE.

Come Home to the museum for our 20th Anniversary.

Re-new Your Membership

Memberships are Family ($20), Couple ($15), and Individual ($10).

Click HERE to download a membership form.

For VOLUNTEERING opportunities, click HERE.

Make a Donation to the Museum through Canada Helps

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org!

Our donations and tax receipts are managed by Canada Helps.

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You can make a one-time donation, donate monthly, or choose a charity gift card.

Find out more about  the Canada Helps organization HERE.