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Whistler Museum Open House

February 6th, 2017
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the incorporation of the Whistler Museum & Archives Society we will be hosting an open house at the museum on Sunday, February 12 from 7:30 to 9 pm.  Join us for an evening of food (there will be a cash bar), music and free admission to explore the museum, venture into the archives and meet our staff.  Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you there! ...

Kids Après: Family Day

February 6th, 2017
Kids Après at the museum is back for Family Day this year!  Come by February 11 - 13 and 17 - 20 from 3 - 6pm for colouring, button-making, LEGO, hot chocolate and, of course, exploring our exhibits.  We'll be holding Kids Après again every day during March Break (March 20 - 31), just in case you can't make it out this month.
Entry to the museum is by donation.  Children must be accompanied by ...

Speaker Series: Manufacturing in the Mountains

February 6th, 2017
Our next Speaker Series event will take place Thursday, February 23.  We'll be welcoming Chris Prior to talk about the history and development of Prior Snowboards and Skis and how he has been influenced by choosing Whistler as the company's location.
Doors open at 6pm; Event begins at 7pm.
Tickets: $10 ($5 for Museum Members), available at the Whistler Museum February 14.

Big Kids LEGO 2016

November 3rd, 2016
Join us for our annual Big Kids LEGO Competition December 1st at  6:30pm.

Be a kid again!  Stretch your imagination and test your building skills in the coolest 19+ event to happen in Whistler, ever!  This year's theme is "Creative Solutions to Whistler Living".  There are only 25 spots available - register by calling us at 604-932-2019 or coming by the Museum (located behind the Public Librar ...

Feeding the Spirit 2016

November 3rd, 2016
Free food, great prizes and free admission 5:30 - 7:30pm on November 12.

Come on down to the Whistler Museum for the annual Feed the Spirit as part of Connect Whistler.  Whether you've been in Whistler for two days or two decades everyone is welcome.

Spookers Series

October 26th, 2016
It's like the Whistler Museum's popular Speaker Series, only scarier.  Sunday, October 30 hear local storytellers share their spookiest Whistler ghost stories, real, imagined, or somewhere in between.  Have you heard the one about the Creekside Lodge ghost?  Storyteller Brandon Barrett has the tale that will make your hair stand on end.  Top off the evening with beverages at the cash bar and ...

Halloween Crafts at the Whistler Museum

October 26th, 2016
Join us for crafts at the Museum October 29 & 30, 12pm - 2:30pm.
On Saturday, make your own Paper Bag Monsters that can be taken home and used as decorations or puppets.  On Sunday, create your own Paper Plate Spiders.  These spooky Halloween creatures can be displayed hanging in windows or on walls to frighten guests and passers-by.  Wear your costume and receive a few early Halloween treats. ...

Feeding the Spirit

October 21st, 2014

Free Food, great prizes, and free museum admission on November 22nd from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

Come on down to the Whistler Museum for our annual Welcome Week free-for-all, otherwise known as Feeding the Spirit. Whether you’ve been in Whistler two days or two decades, everyone’s welcome to this early-season staple.  

Whistler Museum Open by Donation!

September 22nd, 2014
Whistler Museum Open by Donation!
The Whistler Museum is happy to announce that beginning tomorrow (September 23rd) we 
will officially be open by donation! This is something we’ve wanted to do for a while, as we 
feel everyone (no matter how much money you have) should come enjoy the history of 
We will be testing this out for the off-season, and will keep everyone informed of an ...

Valley of Dreams Walking Tour

July 3rd, 2014
June, July, and August 2015

During June, July, and August the museum is holding our Valley of Dreams Walking Tour. The tours run daily, leaving from the Whistler Visitor Centre at 1pm. By donation.