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 - August 12

Bubble Buddies – August 12

12/08/2020
Bubble Buddies Program - August 12 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - August 12

Self-Guided Visits – August 12

12/08/2020
Self-Guided Visits - August 12 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...
Bubble Buddies - August 13

Bubble Buddies – August 13

13/08/2020
Bubble Buddies Program - August 13 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - August 13

Self-Guided Visits – August 13

13/08/2020
Self-Guided Visits - August 13 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...
Bubble Buddies - August 14

Bubble Buddies – August 14

14/08/2020
Bubble Buddies Program - August 14 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - August 14

Self-Guided Visits – August 14

14/08/2020
Self-Guided Visits - August 14 Visit the museum gallery by signing up for predetermined time...
Bubble Buddies - August 15

Bubble Buddies – August 15

15/08/2020
Bubble Buddies Program - August 15 The Nanaimo Museum is excited to offer a new...
Self-Guided Visits - August 15

Self-Guided Visits – August 15

15/08/2020
Self-Guided Visits - August 15 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.