Welcome to the Gabriola Museum

505 South Road – just up the hill from the ferry

The Gift Shop is OPEN for the season. Come visit us.

We have a wide selection of books and feature local Gabriola artists

  Our new 2017 exhibit

Gabriola Inspired! Isle of Many Arts

Upcoming Events

Gabriolans Talk - Following the horse trail from Brazil to Gabriola

Gabriolans Talk – Following the horse trail from Brazil to Gabriola

Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roxy Lounge, Twin Beaches

In 2010, Gabriola filmmaker Tobi Elliott sent a videographer to Brazil to document Horses for Orphans, a project pioneered by horsewoman Ingela Larsson Smith, who uses natural horsemanship to help disadvantaged Brazilian children become leaders. On Thursday, Oct.26, Tobi will share this amazing and inspirational story as part of the Gabriola Museum’s annual Gabriolan Stories presentation series.

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Gabriola Trivia Night

Gabriola Trivia Night

Saturday, November 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Gabriola Community Hall

Come join us for a fun evening. Learn something new about Gabriola, team up to answer interesting questions about Gabriola Trivia, tempt yourself with decadent desserts, peruse amazing auction items. Tickets will be available for purchase online early next week.

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Latest News

Japanese Settlement Press Release

Gabriola locations among Heritage BC’s newly designated Japanese-Canadian historic sites.

On April 01, BC Minister for Multiculturalism Teresa Wat announced a list of 56 historic sites with significance to Canadians of Japanese descent. They include two locations in Silva Bay – the Sunrise Sawmill and Koyama’s Fishcamp.

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Discover Gabriola’s Historic Places and Stories on Gertie

Raking the hay on Horseshoe Road farm, Gabriola circa 1960. Daniel Lunn Brown (on rake), grandchildren Danna Lynn Brown, Brian Edward Piper, and Leonard Daniel Piper (on horse) “My father, Tim Brown, was born on Gabriola in 1923. In 1919 the Browns came from Scotland...

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