Cumberland Museum & Archives

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The Cumberland Museum and Archives tells the story of the people of Cumberland — the rich, the poor, the powerful, the rebellious, the righteous and the radical.

The Museum & Archives is open after an extensive renovation, and we look forward to welcoming you to our new exhibits and galleries. 

Tuesday - Saturday
11am - 4:30pm
Closed on statutory holidays
Special Closure Dec 5 & 6
Museum Holiday Closure: Dec 23, 2023 - Jan 4, 2024

Adult $6
Senior $5
Youth (12-18) $5
Children (6-11) $2
Family (2 adults 2 children) $15
Under 6 FREE

What's On at the Museum

Public Program

OCTOBER 13, 14, 21, 22, 2023

Cumberland Cemetery Guided Walk

Come and learn about the ordinary people who did extraordinary things.  Join us for a 90-minute guided walk at the Cumberland Cemetery.

Featured Exhibit

June 10, 2023 - June, 2024

A Seat At The Table

Using food as an entry point, A Seat at the Table tells diverse stories of Chinese Canadians in BC, while highlighting Cumberland’s rich Chinese Canadian heritage.


Sat, November 18 & Sun, November 19, 2023


Support local artisans and gifted makers at The Cumberland Museum & Archives Winterfaire, November 18 & 19 2023

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Digging deeper

Looking Forward

Featured Blog Article by Sarah Rempel. Sarah joined the CMA team this summer as a heritage interpreter. She was an incredible addition to our team.

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The Heart Of A Community

Cumberland has always been the path between – part of a cross-island trading route first developed by ancestors of the K’omoks First Nation. Once coal

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