Hours: OPEN  Tues to Sat 9:30 am – 5 pm  CLOSED Sun & Mon.
When a Stat Holiday falls on a Monday we will be closed the Tuesday after.

The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is now open to the public with new covid19 procedures in place. Physical barriers, social distancing and personal protective equipment are in place to protect visitors, volunteers and staff.

Our grounds are open seven days a week during daylight hours only. There are a variety of outdoor exhibits that can be viewed safely. New online opportunities are being developed. Our photo collection can now be accessed through our website HERE .

A new Forestry Path & Outdoor exhibit featuring our Steam Donkey is in the process of being developed. Some of our existing outdoor exhibits will also be overhauled.

We ask that visitors to the museum maintain social distancing at all times and please do not visit if they are ill with Covid symptoms.

NEW! Temporary Exhibit: BC’s Marvellous Mushrooms

This new travelling exhibition, created by the Royal BC Museum, explores the science and practical uses of mushrooms today, highlighting some of the most fascinating of the 3,400 known species in the province.

In the Upstairs Gallery from January 20 to April 22.

Author Series FREE Family Events

On Our Nature Walk by Dr Jillian Roberts

Saturday April 15, 2023 1-2pm

Join us at the museum for this fun family event with Dr. Jillian Roberts.  In honour of Earth Day this month, Dr Roberts will read from her book, “On our Nature Walk” (part of The World Around Us series) and talk about our impact on the environment.

Explore the Wild Coast with Sam and Crystal by Gloria Snively

Saturday April 22, 2023 1-2pm

Join us at the museum for this fun family event with author and scientist, Gloria Snively.  In honour of Earth Day, Gloria will read from her Sam and Crystal series and talk about how we can help protect the wildlife around us.

ONLINE EXHIBIT: The Women of The Sooke Region