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Volunteer Spotlight – Wayne Bowes

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by

The Chilliwack Museum is so much more than one individual.  To fulfill our mandate of preserving Chilliwack’s rich history, we rely on the work of so many individuals who generously share their time.  This includes (but is not all inclusive) members of the Chilliwack historical society, the Board of Trustees, 32 volunteers, 5 permanent staff … Read the full article >>

Upcoming Summer Activities!

Posted on: June 6th, 2018 by

As the summer approaches, myself and our education assistant, Abbie are planning our summer activities! For the past two years the museum has offered weekly craft activities throughout the summer. This year our activities will be taking place in July. Every Wednesday in July we will be offering both a morning and afternoon session of … Read the full article >>

What’s Behind the Locked Doors?

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by

Today I would like to use this opportunity to promote a new event here at the Archives.  Starting this year we have been having free behind-the-scenes tours of the Chilliwack Archives.  The free tours are open to everyone and take place on the last Friday of the month.  Hint, May 25th for this month.  Each … Read the full article >>

Interactive Discovery Bins

Posted on: May 2nd, 2018 by

Do you ever see old items and get the overwhelming urge to handle them? Well have no fear, the discovery bins are here for you! Located in the back section of our permanent exhibit is an interactive discovery bin station. The discovery bins provide a more hands on and interactive experience for visitors of all … Read the full article >>

SQ’ÉWLETS Exhibition Final Week

Posted on: April 26th, 2018 by

This is the final week that the exhibition SQ’ÉWLETS: A Stó:lō–Coast Salish Community in the Fraser River Valley will be on display at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives. The exhibition will wrap up this Saturday April 28th, with a closing ceremony held from 10am to 11am (the exhibition will remain open until 2pm on Saturday). All are … Read the full article >>