Shawnigan Lake Museum

Registered Name: SHAWNIGAN LAKE HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Business Number: 816072946RR0001

Help support this 'bigger than it looks' museum in the small village of Shawnigan Lake, BC - it's guaranteed to surprise you. For over thirty five years, the museum has celebrated the history and the people of Shawnigan Lake (and surrounding area). Drop in for a personal experience and extensive information on the spectacular Kinsol Trestle; renowned Canadian artist EJ Hughes; the true Canadian Last Spike and many other significant history-bites.

What People Are Saying

"Thank you for your passion for history. It’s contagious…"

— Local resident

"The class loved the trip. It came up many times as one of the most memorable parts of their year."

— Local teacher

"What a wonderful tribute to Shawnigan’s heritage"

— Local resident

"Your museum is the best museum I have been in…even better than the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon"

— ~ young teenager from Oregon

"A jewel of info! Thank you! "

— Langley, BC

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