Museum News


The McRaes – Two of Gabriola’s Finest

Maxine and Stan McRae were awarded a lifetime membership to the Gabriola Historical & Museum Society at the museum’s Opening Day event, May 19, 2019.
Learn why the McRae’s are honoured lifetime members of the museum.

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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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AGM and Performance of Soviet Princeton

The Gabriola Historical and Museum Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Sunday, January 24th at 2pm at the WI Hall, 476 South Road. The meeting is open to members as well as anyone interested in supporting the telling of Gabriola stories. In addition to...

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An Old Fashioned Canada Day at the Gabriola Museum

A new tradition has begun on the island - Canada Day at the Gabriola Museum will be back next year. A young woman with a couple of small children was glad to see a Canada Day family event on the island. “In the past, we’ve gone to Nanaimo, with 10,000 other people, in...

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Highlights of Gabriola Museum’s 2015 Season

Gabriola Roots: THE LAND PROVIDES is the theme of our new season with illustrated exhibit panels exploring the multiple ways we relate to the land, from the earliest food gathering, through the farming and then land development years, to the current crop of new...

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