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View of the Vancouver Island Conference Centre the home of the new Nanaimo Museum from the Corner of Commercial Street and Museum Way

Vancouver island conference centre the home of the new Nanaimo Museum is nearing completion

View of In the News, The Snuneymuxw and the Feature Gallery in the distance

The Nanaimo Museum 
entered a new era in 2008.

Nanaimo's history was given new life with the construction of our facility in the Vancouver Island Conference Centre. Where the physical constraint of our previous site - which served us well for 40 years - was hampering our ability to grow and expand, the new site allows us the opportunity to reach our full potential as a modern day museum, research facility, and tourist attraction. Read more...

The Nanaimo Museum is the guardian of the Bastion, a former Hudson's Bay Company outpost that was built in 1853. The museum provides a site interpreter to share the fascinating stories of the lives of early settlers and the significance of the Bastion to Nanaimo. Learn more about the Bastion...

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