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Early Closing Thursday, May 17

May 17th, 2018
The Whistler Museum will close early at 5pm Thursday, May 17.  We apologize for any inconvenience and will resume regular hours Friday, May 18.

Film Screening: The Moment

May 15th, 2018
The Whistler Museum is hosting a screening of Darcy Turenne's influential mountain biking documentary The Moment, followed by a Q&A with Brett Tippie and door prizes. At the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

Doors open at 8pm; film begins at 8:30pm.  Entry by donation, with all proceeds going to the BC Aboriginal Youth Mountain Biking Program.

The Story of Lord of the Squirrels & Whistler's Alpine MTB Trails

May 15th, 2018
Trail builder Dan Raymond and WORCA Director of Planning Todd Hellinga join us to discuss Whistler's alpine trails and the building and long-awaited opening of Lord of the Squirrels.  At the Whistler Museum.

Friday, May 18.  Doors open at 6:30pm; talk begins at 7pm.  Entry by donation, with all proceeds going to WORCA trail maintenance.

Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week 2018

May 15th, 2018
In celebration of the trails, talent and passion that makes mountain biking in Whistler special the Whistler Museum will be hosting the 3rd annual Whistler Mountain Bike Heritage Week May 16 -21.  Check our page under Events for more information on presentations, workshops, film screenings and rides.

Growing Up at Brandywine Falls: From Resort to Provincial Park

April 15th, 2018
We're excited to announce our next Speaker Series event will take place Saturday, April 28.  Julie Gallagher, who grew up at her parent's Brandywine Falls Resort, will be at the Whistler Museum to share her family's stories of the area and its journey from resort to provincial park.
Tickets: $10 ($5 for Museum Members and Club Shred), available at the Whistler Museum.
Doors open at 6 pm; talk b ...

Kids Après: March Break

March 27th, 2018
Kids Après at the museum is back for March break this year!  Come by March 30 - April 2 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.

Saudan Couloir: The History of North America's Most Extreme Ski Race

March 13th, 2018
With the Saudan Couloir Ski Race Extreme returning this April we're taking a look back at the original run of the legendary race.  This new exhibit open Tuesday, March 20 with special guests Dave Clement, Chris Kent and more.  The exhibit will run through the end of April.

Doors open at 6 pm.  Free admission.  Cash bar.

Naming Night at the Museum

February 27th, 2018
The Whistler Museum is asking for your help identifying the subjects in some of the photographs in our collections.  Whether you're new to Whistler or a long-time local, a full time resident or a frequent visitor, everyone is invited to help us fill in the blanks for images from the 1950s through the early 2000s.

Friday, March 9. 7-9 pm.
Free admission.

Behind the Games: Creating the 2010 Olympic Experience

February 12th, 2018
We're excited to announce our next Speaker Series event will take place Thursday, February 15.  It's been 8 years since Whistler and Vancouver hosted the Winter Olympic Games and John Rae, Maureen "Mo" Douglas and Kristen Robinson will be sharing the planning and stories that went on behind the scenes.  From planning at the beginning to presenting the Games on the frontline in Whistler, these ...

Ski Rainbow: Whistler's Other Ski Hill

January 16th, 2018
We're excited to announce our next Speaker Series event will take place Friday, January 26.  Join Tom Jarvis and John Lee as they share their tales of the Rainbow Ski Village!  We might even have some never before seen photos of the famous Rainbow Ski Jump to share!
Tickets: $10 ($5 for Museum Members and Club Shred), available at the Whistler Museum.
Doors open at 6 pm; talk begins at 7 pm.  C ...
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