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.

Throughout our COVID-19 closure we will be adding new content to our website weekly.  Sign up for our Newsletter to keep up with historical happenings.

Be Calm, Be Safe, Be Kind

Culture Online

The BCMA and Arts BC are excited to announce This digital portal showcases how the province’s museums, art galleries, artists, and cultural organizations are responding to the COVID-19 shutdowns, through live streaming events, programs and online resources that allow British Columbians to experience culture from the comfort, and safety, of their own homes.




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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.


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Tea & Tales

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


Latest News

Flyback Fridays Eric Andersen - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature Eric Andersen, who is a local historian from Squamish. Eric presented a tale about Pemberton as seen through the lens of historic newspapers in 2017. In this short excerpt Eric talks about the BC and Klondike gold rushes, the 1918 Spanish flu and how the establishment of the Mt. Currie school was covered in national newspapers
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Artifact or Artifiction 01

Test your knowledge in Artifact or Artifiction! Which answer is correct and which answers are fiction?
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Flyback Fridays Joe Antonelli 2011 - short version

Welcome to Flyback Fridays - a glimpse into Pemberton’s past! This week we feature Joe Antonelli who came to the museum to talk about his years living in the Pemberton Valley. Joe talks about working as a forest ranger, his tie mill at Tisdale and how happy he was to get called up to the air force while he was logging in the 1940's.
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Virtual Scavenger Hunt -Transportation 02

Come try out our virtual scavenger hunt!
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