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BCHF members open for business

COVID-19 has upended the operating schedules of many of our members. But if you are open to visits, even with reduced hours, we would like to know and help you promote your organization. Email

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Princeton and District Museum and Archive

Reopened on May 29. Through mid-October, they have since had over 1,200 guests (which is about normal for that period). Among the numerous protocols in place, they are enforcing occupancy limits to allow for social distancing.

Saanich Pioneer Society

While the Saanich Pioneer Society Log Cabin Museum has not reopened, the archives is open on Mondays by appointment. COVID-19 protocols for visiting the archives are available at:

Pitt Meadows Museum

Regular winter hours have resumed with the Hoffmann site by appointment and the General Store site Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors limited to four at a time except for family bubbles of up to six when there are no other visitors at the site. Archives is open for online/email research requests only.

The Maritime Museum of BC (Victoria)

Open to the public on Fridays from 10-2 by appointment only. They do take walk in appointments if time slots are available. More info on this can be found at:

Windermere Valley Museum (Invermere)

The museum opened to public June 15. During the summer they were able to hire two students and be open every day. The museum has since changed its hours to just Tuesdays 10 to 4 till the end of May. They have cleaning protocols in place that include cleaning touch points, one-way boardwalk and hand sanitizer in all 11 buildings.

Sointula Museum

Oct. 1, 2020 through mid-May 2021, open by appointment. Safety protocols are in place.