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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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Upcoming Events


Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesdays, April 26, May 31                                                                     Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Bring your preschool aged child or grandchild to visit the museum!  There are activities to keep small hands busy including Touch tours, I-Spy game and petroglyph rubbings.  This is a great way to introduce your child to the museum in a fun way.  The program is drop-in and caregivers must be present at all times.  Activities are geared towards children 3-4 years old but younger or older siblings are welcome.  Pre-registration is not required and cost is included in regular admission.


Story Behind the Artifact Presentation
****Changed to Wednesday July 7th****                                                   Time:  1:30pm - 2:15pm

The best artifacts have incredible stories to tell. Join curator Aimee Greenaway for a guided tour and talk about our summer exhibit, Story Behind the Artifact. The exhibit highlights artifacts from the Nanaimo Museum’s collection that have the most remarkable stories - evoking laughter, sadness, pride and a new appreciation for the powerful way an artifact can connect us with the past. Pre-registration is required. Please call 250-753-1821 for or visit us in person to book.


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