Upcoming Feature Exhibit

Feature Exhibit Gallery

Feature Exhibit: Enemy Aliens

Feb 12 - May 21
Enemy Aliens: Internment in Canada, 1914-1920 Saturday, February 12, 2022 – Saturday, May 21, 2022 During the First World War, Canada interned 8,579 people identified as “Enemy Aliens,” mainly... Learn More

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

Past Exhibit: MMIWG Dress

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