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
Museum Holiday Closure: Dec 23, 2023 - Jan 2, 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


Saturday May 11, 2024

Community Walking Tours

In partnership with the Campbell River Art Gallery, participants will be led on a walk through the Japanese and Chinese village sites to identify invasive plant species that were bought and cultivated by local Asian immigrants.

Featured Exhibit

Closing May 11, 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.


Weekend of June 14-16, 2024

Miners Memorial

Miners Memorial hosts a gathering for Song of the Workers and a graveside vigil commemorating the lives lost.

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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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