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Valley of Dreams Walking Tour 2018

May 26th, 2018
June, July and August 2018

During June, July and August the Museum will be holding our Valley of Dreams Walking Tour daily.  Whether you're visiting Whistler, here to work for the season or a long time local we guarantee you will learn something new.  The tours will meet outside of the Whistler Visitor Centre on Gateway Drive at 11am.  By donation.

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.

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.

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 ...

People of Whistler: Opening Thursday December 14

December 10th, 2017
As a relatively young town Whistler is lucky to have so many people instrumental to its early foundations still here today, some of whom are highlighted in this portrait project.  The Whistler Museum is excited to work with local photographer Eric Poulin to present People of Whistler, a new exhibit on some of the many figures who built the Whistler we all know today.

For a chance to learn more ...

Holiday Hours at the Whistler Museum

December 5th, 2017
The Whistler Museum will be making a few changes to our hours over the holidays.
Sunday, December 24: Open 11-2
Monday, December 25: Closed
Tuesday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 31: Open 11-2
Monday, January 1: Closed

We apologize for any inconvenience.  Regular hours apply to any days not listed above.
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