Nanaimo Museum Guided Tours

Guided tours are offered throughout the year.

Gain a different perspective on Nanaimo’s history!  Participate in a tour with one of our knowledgeable guides.  Many tours are offered to the public seasonally.  Private group tours are also available upon request. See below for more details.

Guided Tours View all Upcoming Tours

Bubble Buddies - January 26

Bubble Buddies – January 26

26/01/2021
Bubble Buddies Program - January 26 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - January 26

Self-Guided Visits – January 26

26/01/2021
Self-Guided Visits - January 26 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...
Bubble Buddies - January 27

Bubble Buddies – January 27

27/01/2021
Bubble Buddies Program - January 27 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - January 27

Self-Guided Visits – January 27

27/01/2021
Self-Guided Visits - January 27 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...
Bubble Buddies - January 28

Bubble Buddies – January 28

28/01/2021
Bubble Buddies Program - January 28 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - January 28

Self-Guided Visits – January 28

28/01/2021
Self-Guided Visits - January 28 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...
Bubble Buddies - January 29

Bubble Buddies – January 29

29/01/2021
Bubble Buddies Program - January 29 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - January 29

Self-Guided Visits – January 29

29/01/2021
Self-Guided Visits - January 29 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...

Private Tours

Book private tours of the museum gallery, heritage buildings or walking tours.

Available Year Round

Gallery Tour

Get the inside perspective on our exhibits with a guided Gallery tour. The tour takes 45 minutes.  The cost is $6.50/person.  Minimum group size is 10 people and the maximum is 25 people.

Available Seasonally

Bastion Tour

See the inside of Nanaimo’s most recognizable landmark! The tour takes 30 minutes. The cost is $10/person. Minimum group size is 10 people and the maximum is 20 people.

Cottage & Locomotive Tour
The 1890s miner’s cottage and steam locomotive are some of Nanaimo’s hidden gems. The tour takes 45 minutes (includes walking time to and from the cottage, cottage and locomotive). The cost is $10/person.  Minimum group size is 10 people and the maximum is 15 people.

All tours must be booked in advance. For more details, please contact Stephanie Kveton at (250) 753-1821 or program@nanaimomuseum.ca

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Also check out the Coming Events page for exhibit openings, speaker presentations on a wide variety of topics and workshops.