MILL BAY / MALAHAT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Heritage Museum is located 2851 Church Way, Mill Bay

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THE HERITAGE MUSEUM IS OPEN

THE HERITAGE MUSEUM IS OPEN WE are happy to announce The Heritage Museum is reopening Sundays beginning July 19 from 12-3pm. Covid protocols are in place so masks are required. If you would like you can book a specific Sunday time or would like a private tour Monday...

How Vancouver Island Almost Became Part of the U.S.A. ‘We are so lucky to live in Canada’

This comment has been expressed by many Vancouver Island residents over the last few months as problems in other parts of the world escalate. Little do they realize how close we came to it being otherwise. As early as the 18th century the Russians, Spanish, British...

The June 2020 South Cowichan Life Magazine (PDF) is available online!

The June 2020 South Cowichan Life Magazine (PDF) is available online: www.cowpress.ca/#pdf

Black Pioneers Were Welcomed On Vancouver Island

Black Pioneers Were Welcomed On Vancouver Island • 1846 The Oregon Treaty created the border between British North America and the United States along the 49th parallel. When Britain proved unwilling to give up Fort Victoria on Vancouver Island, the negotiators...

Approved for another Smile Card term

As you can see we have been approved for another Smile Card term. I know visits to get groceries are less now but just wanted you to know the MBMHS Smile Cards cards are again contributing 5% to the MBMHS historical society. We don't have a list of who has cards so...

MBMHS Thrifty Foods Smile Card

On behalf of the Mill By/Malahat Historical Society I hope everyone is healthy and finding enjoyable things to do during this difficult time. We know trips to the grocery store are limited but if you have a MBMHS Smile Card we wanted you to know the MBMHS Smile card...

Mill Bay Is Said To Have The Healthiest Climate

In 1922, the mother of a little girl named Polly Scott asked the Women’s Institute of BC for help in the treatment of her child who was suffering a tubercular disease of the spine. Dr. Cyril Wace, who lived on what is now Kilipi Rd was consulted and suggested a...

TO CLOSE THE MUSEUM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

WE HAVE DECIDED TO CLOSE THE MUSEUM UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BECAUSE OF THE NEED FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING. Check our website and Social Media for reopening dates. The Bamberton, Cobble Hill, and Mill Bay Malahat Historical Society - Heritage Museum Partnership

BUT HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED!

THE 20s ARE BACK, BUT HOW THINGS HAVE CHANGED! - The Mill Bay/Malahat Historical Society invites you to view some of these changes for yourself. Next time you find yourself at the Mill Bay Shopping Centre, take a stroll down the hallway leading to the medical offices....

THE HERITAGE MUSEUM IS OPEN

WE are happy to announce The Heritage Museum is reopening Sundays beginning July 19 from 12-3pm. Covid protocols are in place so masks are required.

If you would like you can book a specific Sunday time or would like a private tour Monday to Saturday please contact dalexander2@shaw.ca

Heritage Museum Exhibit

1919-1929  The Roaring Decade

Step back in time to 1919-1929, The Roaring Decade and discover what life was like 100 years ago. This all new exhibit, which includes humorous figures from the Good Old Daze Festival, showcases the economic boom, flapper fashions, rum running and other fascinating events that occurred in this area during the ‘Roaring Twenties’.  Bring the whole family, there are activities for all ages with prizes for the kids.

 

The Mill Bay-Malahat Historical Society

The Mill Bay-Malahat Historical Society aims to promote knowledge and public awareness of the history and heritage of Mill Bay and the Malahat through research, preservation, exhibits, signage, presentations, guided tours, and special events.

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Northbound on Hwy. 1: 

Drive past Mill Bay Centre and past the turn-off to Shawnigan-Mill Bay Rd.  Turn right at the next signal onto Kilmalu Rd. and then immediately right again onto Church Way.  The museum is at the end of Church Way.

Southbound on Hwy. 1:

Drive past Hutchinson Rd. and when you get to the Laughing Llama store before the next signal, get in the left turn lane.  Turn left onto Kilmalu Rd. and immediately right onto Church Way.   Park at the end of Church Way.

MILL BAY / MALAHAT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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2851 Church Way, Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P2

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250-743-0144