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Early Closure Thursday, June 6

June 5th, 2019
The Whistler Museum will close early at 5pm Thursday, June 6.  We apologize for any inconvenience and will resume regular hours Friday, June 7.

Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week 2019

June 5th, 2019
In celebration of the trails, talent and passion that makes mountain biking in Whistler special the Whistler Museum will be hosting the 4th annual Whistler Mountain Biker Heritage Week June 6 - 12.  Check our page under Events here for more information on presentations, workshops, film screenings and more!

Whistler Museum AGM 2019

May 26th, 2019
We'll be holding our AGM Wednesday, June 5, 6 - 7:30 pm at the Whistler Museum.  Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting (though only members get to vote) and following barbecue!  If you know you will be attending, please RSVP by calling the museum at (604) 932 2019 or by emailing Allyn at events@whistlermuseum.org.

Finding A Place: A History of Housing in Whistler

May 26th, 2019
Our latest temporary exhibit Finding A Place: A History of Housing in Whistler opens this Friday, May 31!

Looking at the different ways people have made a home in the valley over the past century, the exhibit will run from May 31 to July 31.

Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Cash bar & free admission.

Whistler Museum Closures April 2019

April 13th, 2019
The Whistler Museum will be closed Friday, April 19.  We will also be closing early at 3pm on Tuesday, April 16 for a private event.
The Museum will be open as usual all days not mentioned above.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Whistler's Lakes: Records of Environmental Change

April 2nd, 2019
Thursday, April 11 Dr Ian Spooner will be at the museum to show how lake sediment records are obtained and analyzed and discuss what they can tell us about both the resilience and vulnerability of Alta Lake and Lost Lake to future environmental change.  He hopes that everyone who has an interest in or a story to tell about our lakes can attend!

Doors open at 6:30 pm and the talk will begin at ...

Whistler's World Cups: From Fiasco to Fiesta

March 20th, 2019
Thursday, March 28 Rob Boyd and Alex Kleinman will join us at the museum to talk about what went into putting on these races, what it was like to experience the multi-day events and how one run became a celebrated moment in our town's history.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and the talk will begin at 7 pm.  Tickets are available at the Whistler Museum.  $10 or $5 for Museum or Club Shred members.

Spearhead Huts: Whistler's Backcountry Hut System

February 18th, 2019
Thursday, February 21 Jayson Faulkner of the Spearhead Huts Project and highly experienced guide Eric Dumerac will be at the Whistler Museum to discuss the progress of the Spearhead Huts, the growing popularity of the backcountry, how this project fits into a more global context and what this could mean for the future.

Doors open at 6:30 pm and the talk will begin at 7 pm.  Tickets are availab ...

Kids Après: Family Day 2019

February 11th, 2019
Kids Après at the museum is back for Family Day Weekend this year!  Come by February 16th - 18th from 3 - 6pm for colouring, button-making, LEGO, hot chocolate and, of course, exploring our exhibits.
Entry to the museum is by donation.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Own a Piece of Mountain History

January 31st, 2019
The Whistler Blackcomb Foundation and Whistler Museum & Archives Society are offering the chance to own a piece of Whistler's mountain history this Feburary with the sale of trail signs from both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.  See whistlerblackcombfoundation.com for more details.
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