207 Fourth Street
Courtenay, BC V9N 1G7
Courtenay and District Museum and Palaeontology Centre
The Courtenay and District Historical Society was formed in 1953 to gather and preserve information, records, and artifacts connected with the history of the area including Bevan, Comox, Courtenay, Denman Island, Dove Creek, Fanny Bay, Headquarters, Hornby Island, Lazo, Little River, Merville, Minto, Miracle Beach, Royston, Sandwick and Union Bay. The first museum and archives was built in 1961 and in 1972, it was moved to its present location.
The Museum and Archives acquires information and records connected with the history of Courtenay and district, an area defined by the boundaries of School District 71 from the Oyster River south to Union Bay.
Total Volume: 69.36 meters<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1890-1994<br /> Predominant Dates: 1940s-1994
<a target=newpage href="http://www.courtenaymuseum.ca">Website</a> provides information on the mandate, holdings and services of the Archives at the Courtenay and District Museum.
Summer (May 22nd, to Labour Day): Monday to Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM;
Sunday, 12 PM - 4 PM; Statutory Holidays, 11 AM - 4 PM<br>
Winter (Labour Day until Victoria Day): Tuesday to Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM; Closed Sunday and Monday
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 29, 2010.