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Pioneer Era

We have many interesting objects that relate to the early pioneer and lodge life in the community of Alta Lake. Original furniture from Rainbow Lodge and Myrtle Philip's riding gloves are highlights of the collection.

Mountain and Resort History

The development of skiing in Whistler has created fascinating memorabilia from the 1960s and onward. We have some good examples of skis, boots, and outerwear from the original skiers, as well as Whistler Mountain staff uniforms and other examples of early "logo wear".

Olympic History

The Museum has an extensive collection of documents and artefacts from the six Olympic bids made by Whistler. The Olympic dream has played an important role in the development of the mountains and local community.

Natural History

We have a unique collection of local and trans-migratory birds in our natural history collection. This collection is the only one of its kind in BC. We were able to develop the collection and the exhibition in partnership with A.W.A.R.E (Association of Whistler Area Residents for the Environment) and the Whistler Naturalists.

Donations

Objects offered for donation to the collection are managed by the Collection Manager.  To make a donation, please contact the Museum at 604.932.2019 to make an appointment.  You may download a copy of our Archives & Artefacts donation form.  Please note that documents unaccompanied by a signed Donation Form cannot be accepted.

LEGO Building Competition

July 25th, 2018
The 2018 LEGO Building Competition will be held August 11th, from 2-4pm. Come get creative with LEGO, and you could win on...Click here to read more detail about 'LEGO Building Competition'

Valley of Dreams Walking Tour July 1

June 30th, 2018
The Valley of Dreams Walking Tour will be canceled Sunday, July 1 for Canada Day.  Tours will resume at 11am Monday, ...Click here to read more detail about 'Valley of Dreams Walking Tour July 1'

Whistler Museum AGM 2018

May 26th, 2018
We'll be holding our AGM June 13, 6 - 7:30 pm at the Whistler Museum.  Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting (tho...Click here to read more detail about 'Whistler Museum AGM 2018'