22520 116th Avenue
Maple Ridge, BC
CA V2X 0S4
Maple Ridge Museum & Community Archives
The Maple Ridge Museum was opened in 1981. It is administered by the Maple Ridge Historical Society in conjunction with the Dewdney-Alouette Railway Society. The Museum acquires records of individuals, families, community groups, and businesses of significance to Maple Ridge and area.
Sponsor: Maple Ridge Historical Society
The holdings include memoirs, business and organization records, copies of school board minutes, and approximately 7,500 catalogued photographs. There is a set of 825+ research files of subjects pertaining to Maple Ridge as well as an index for the Maple Ridge Gazette newspaper spanning 1922 to 1960 with 1961 to 1980 still in progress.
Total Volume: 45 meters of textual records, ca. 10,000 photographic images
Inclusive Dates: ca. 1880-present
Predominant Dates: 1900-1950
The website at http://www.mapleridgemuseum.org includes a section on research at the archives in the museum, including general information on the holdings and services provided.
Summer (July-August): Wednesday-Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
Winter: Wednesday and Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Access for research by appointment: Sunday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator 31 January 2011.