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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.

Highways of the Past: Canoeing the Grand Canyon of the Liard

January 13th, 2019
We're excited to announce our first Speaker Series of 2019! Join us to discover the journey down the Grand Canyon of the Liard River taken by Mike Stein and 5 fellow adventurers in 1972.  We'll also be screening the film taken of the experience, previously thought lost but now found, digitized and edited.
Tickets: $10 ($5 for Museum Members and Club Shred), available at the Whistler Museum.
Doo ...

Holiday Hours at the Whistler Museum

December 8th, 2018
The Whistler Museum will be making a few changes to our hours over the holidays.
Monday, December 24: Open 11-2
Tuesday, December 25: Closed
Wednesday, December 26: Closed
Monday, December 31: Open 11-2
Tuesday, January 1: Closed

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

Museum Hours: November 11

November 10th, 2018
The Whistler Museum will be opening at noon on Sunay, November 11.

We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Feeding the Spirit 2018

November 7th, 2018
Free food, great prizes and free admission 5:30 - 7:30pm on Friday, November 9!

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

Coast Mountain Gothic

October 24th, 2018
Gothic Arch Huts are modest yet iconic structures that played a major role in the exploration of the Coast Mountains of British Columbia over the past 50 years.  Join us on opening night for a first look at the exhibit and special guest speakers Karl Ricker and Jayson Faulkner.

Friday, November 2.  Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Free admission.

Whistler Tennis: 100 Years 1918 - 2018

September 19th, 2018
From the first clay courts at Rainbow Lodge to neighbourhood courts and the Whistler Tennis Club, tennis has come a long way in Whistler and 2018 will mark 100 years of the sport in the valley.  Join us on opening night for a first look at the exhibit and special guest speakers.

This exhibit has been developed and produced in partnership with the Whistler Tennis Club and the Whistler Tennis As ...

Naming Night at the Museum: 80s & 90s Edition

August 31st, 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.

Thursday, September 20. 7-9 pm.
Free admission.
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