Upcoming Feature Exhibit

Feature Exhibit Gallery

Past Exhibit: From the Vault

June - November 20, 2021
 What do a World War II era quilt, a camera collection and a pirate costume have in common?  Each has a compelling story to tell about Nanaimo’s history. From the Vault features a selection of rarely... Learn More


Ay Lelum Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Dress On exhibit at the Nanaimo Museum from October – November, this dress was designed by Ay Lelum-The Good House... Learn More

Past Exhibit: Refuge Canada

Past Exhibit: January 25 - September 7
Refuge Canada explores Canada’s place in the global refugee crisis. Through images, soundscapes, first person accounts and artifacts, this powerful exhibition begins “no one wants to be a refugee,... Learn More

Past Exhibit: Métis Heritage Display

November 14-28
From November 14 to November 28, visit the museum to check out our display about Métis history and Louis Riel, courtesy of the Mid Island Métis Nation and the... Learn More