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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 greg@bchistory.ca

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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: https://www.saanichpioneersociety.com/

Pitt Meadows Museum

Until mid-September both the Old General Store site and the Hoffmann Machine Shop site are open noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. By mid-September regular winter hours will resume 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: https://mmbc.bc.ca/visit/

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. Now that school is starting up again they return to fall hours of Monday to Friday 10 to 4. Beginning October, all gets quieter so the museum changes its hours once more 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

Open daily from noon to 4 p.m. through Sept. 30. Oct. 1, 2020 through mid-May 2021, open by appointment. Safety protocols are in place. www.sointulamuseum.ca