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Parksville Museum, Parksville
(4.5/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
The Parksville Museum is located at Craig Heritage Park in Parksville British Columbia. Aside from the wonderful array of historical artifacts located in the main building, the site also encompasses 8 heritage buildings that serve as a window into the life of early Parksville settlers.

The park has picnic tables and activities for children, such as a passport collection booklet and a scavenger hunt -- all of which ensure a fun, relaxing and informative day with the family! Come down and check us out!
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  • Parksville Museum is a wonderful venue for exploring the history of the local area. The group of historic buildings, including a church, have been relocated to the museum area, creating a village circ...  more »
  • If your looking for an afternoon of artifacts and interesting facts than the Parksville Museum delivers. A beautiful setting and lots of history about our Oceanside area. In the summer months they als...  more »
  • The museum has free admission. All the little tiny buildings were moved from their original location. Kids learned a lot from "seeing" and they are able to touch some stuff. We also went there on Frid...  more »
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  • This is a gem of a museum. Historic buildings full of treasures. Lots of great events. Don't miss their Farmers Market on Friday evening from five to eight throughout the summer. Take a class at their Urban Farm School. This place is full of surprises!
  • The museum itself is quite small, and not very well equipped. One lighting array was flickering the whole time I visited, which I found distracting. But the heritage buildings around the museum are quite interesting. I liked that everything wasn't completely roped off, so you could actually sit in the church pews, touch the desks, etc.
  • Been visiting Parksville for years and hardly ever see it actually open, but it's a fun stop if it is open.
  • Very cool collection of buildings from the area.
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