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Daily Noon Cannon Firing

Bastion is Now Open

 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.

Interested in learning more about past events the museum has hosted
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Summer Guided Tours

Bastion Tours

Thursdays and Saturdays in July & August at 12:00 (Excluding July 26) (after the cannon firing)

Watch the firing of the noon cannon and go on a guided tour of the Bastion.  Find out why the Bastion was built, the story behind the nearly 200 year old cannons and even ghostly experiences.  This tour is family friendly and takes 20 minutes.  Admission by donation.

Pioneer Cemetery Tours

Second and fourth Thursdays in July & August at 1:30 pm

Discover the stories buried in BC's third oldest cemetery.  Nanaimo's original cemetery dates back to the 1850s and is now a public park.  Stories of families, sailors and a casualty of the Crimean War in Russia paint a picture of life in Nanaimo over 160 years ago.  The cost is $10 per person, pre-registration required.  The tour is 45 minutes long.



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