The Pemberton Museum collects, preserves, and displays artifacts connected with the human history of Pemberton & District.

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Pemberton & District BC Canada

The Pemberton Museum has over 2,000 artifacts, 2,000 photographs and over 20 meters of archival and reference materials that have been collected since 1982. Our mandate is to collect, preserve and display artifacts associated with human activity in the District. 

We have upgraded our website to better serve our community and to deliver on our mandate to provide public access to our collections. This project was made possible thanks to funding received from Heritage Canada through the Museum Assistance Program in 2013.

The museum is open to the public 5 days a week from 10am to 5pm.  Closed Sunday/Monday & Statutory Holidays.

 

 

 

 

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Open Tues-Sat, 10am to 5pm.  Closed Sun/Mon & Statutory Holidays.

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The museum recognizes and respects that the Pemberton museum operates within the traditional unceded territory of Lil'wat and Stl’atl’imx Nations.

Research & Reproductions

The Pemberton museum supports research and reproduction requests on a year-round basis.  Please see the About Us page for more information about our holdings and research/reproduction terms of use and fees.  Please Contact Us for more information. 

Heritage Walk, Self Guided Tour

Looking for something to do in downtown Pemberton? Take a walking tour of some of the historical sights of our town! You can find the tour here.  If you have any questions Contact Us.

Become a Member

Museum memberships ensure the long term sustainability of the museum society and the history it preserves.  Membership is $15 for an individual and $20 for a family.  Your membership ensures you will receive regular news from the museum regarding upcoming events and programs and special projects.  To become a member fill out the form and mail to us.  We accept payment by cheque or e-transfer.

Events & Programs

See our Events page for some fun Online activities.

Tea & Tales

You can watch 11 seasons of Tea & Tales on our website. See links to videos here.

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Communicable Disease Prevention Plan 

Prevention Plan

Latest News

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Sept 30th

This day honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process. The Museum will be closed on the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to recognize the tragedy of residential schools in Canada and their impact yesterday and today.
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September Newsletter

Here is the museum newsletter. Perfect for reading after picking all of the apples from the tree.
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Linda K. Thompson Presents at the Pemberton Museum

Linda K. (Miller) Thompson was raised in the Pemberton Valley. Her debut book of poetry is loaded with small town personalities full of imperfection and humour. We LOVE IT when Linda reads for us at the museum and can’t wait to hear more poems from her new book....
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Date Night at the Museum

Explore the romance of Pemberton! Enjoy a serene fall evening with your favourite date at the Pemberton Museum. Food brought to you be Mile One Eating House in partnership with the museum. Three Menu options, $20 per person (includes Admission), Thursday Sept 9, 16, 23rd from 5-7pm.
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