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 The Nanaimo Museum has been fortunate enough to host a variety of unique events, receptions,as well as literary and photography launchs through out the years. With exciting new opportunities to attend guest curator lectures, and participate in unique cultural events the Nanaimo Museum offers engaging and informative events for all community members. Listed below are current and coming events happening at the museum.

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Upcoming Events

Lantern Tours

Wednesday October 8, 15, 22 & 29

6:30pm - 8:00pm

The museum is hosting Lantern Tours featuring stories of a grisly axe-murder from 145 years ago, public hangings, and reputed ghost sightings.  The Lantern Tour will take participants on a walk through downtown.  The group will stop outside various locations including the old provincial jail and hotels.  The tour meets at the Nanaimo Museum, the cost is $15 per person and pre-registration is required.


Under the Christmas Tree

Saturday, December 13th

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Include this event in your family Christmas traditions!  Make a Christmas tree ornament to take home, play with historic toys and check out the feature exhibit on toys.  Join storyteller Margaret Murphy from 12:30-1:15 for Christmas stories.  Admission is by donation.  For more information please visit www.nanaimomuseum.ca or call 250 753-1821




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