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 - Sunday
11am - 4:30pm
Closed on statutory holidays
* The Feature Gallery will be closed May 25- June 9

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


Wednesday May 24, 2023

Annual General Meeting

Featured Exhibit

June 10, 2023 - June, 2024

A Seat At The Table


June 16-18, 2023

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

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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Oh those beans

Oh those beans Oh those beans bacon and gravy They almost drive me crazy I eat them till I see them in my dreams When

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