Visit the Museum

The Cumberland Museum and Archives on Vancouver Island opened its doors in 1981 and is home to the extensive archives and artifacts of the community of Cumberland.

We are open year round and offer over 40 exhibits, a Company Store, research services, after school programs, heritage events, guided tours, films, video kiosks, and a replica coal mine.

The Museum is located in the heart of the historic Village, steps from #6 Memorial Mine Park and downtown shopping and dining. We are wheelchair accessible, offer free wireless internet access and provide Visitor Services for travellers.

Hours of Operation

  • September 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017:
    10am to 5pm – Tuesday to Saturday
    Noon to 5:00pm Sunday and Closed Monday
  • Closed Statutory Holidays, and Easter Sunday

Year End Closure: December 24 2016 -January 02 2017

Admission Rates

  • Adult: $5.00
  • Youth (12-18): $4.00
  • Senior: $4.00
  • Children under 12: Free