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The Sooke Region Museum

2070 Phillips Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0Y3, Canada
+1 250-642-6351
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A nice little museum

We popped in here to buy some postcards but had a look around whilst there. It is small but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Presteigne, United Kingdom
Pleasantly Surprised!

The Sooke Region Museum doesn't look like much until you actually start to explore. It has been... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
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The Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is a community museum that explores the human and natural heritage of the region from Sooke to Port Renfrew. The museum also operates the local visitor information centre for the region. We have both exhibits in the main museum building and around the grounds. In the Summer we are open 7 days a week. In the off season we are closed Mondays and most Stat holidays. We also usually are closed over Christmas and the first week of January. There is a touch screen system outside the main entrance for after hour accommodation inquiries and maps for pick-up after hours.The museum holds various special event during the year, has a gift shop with local arts & crafts, plus can do special meals for pre-booked tour groups.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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2070 Phillips Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0Y3, Canada
+1 250-642-6351
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here to buy some postcards but had a look around whilst there. It is small but interesting to know about Sooke long ago. It is quite nicely done and has an interesting shop. Worth a visit if you are in Sooke. It...More

Thank Bessiegal
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Sooke Region Museum doesn't look like much until you actually start to explore. It has been very well laid out and is an instant transport back in time an history. A must see for anyone visiting our beautiful town.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a great local museum, with local history and information about the first nations and fishing. Friendly staff.

Thank desertwillows
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The museum has great cameos depicting different parts of Sooke history. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The litte markets on Thursday night were 'not the run of the mill markets' for they had a good variation of local products, craft and veges/fruit

Thank Yendel G
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great community museum with locals telling the local story. Great displays and a staff that enjoy having visitors.

Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

How many times do you go to somewhere that is in the heart of logging country and find a bit of history of the maritime industry too. Well this little museum is a great place to learn a bit about both from the area. There...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There is also a night market on Thursdays during the summer. The gift store has a variety of souvenirs including local art and other locally made items. The accommodation directory is also there and a visitors centre. The art gallery section is awe-inspiring and amazing....More

Thank DanicaF114
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Just a small rural museum but a good introduction to the local area with helpful staff. Gift shop had some interest items and books.

Thank bassman_yellow
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The small Sooke Region Museum is a must to visit not only for tourists but for the Sooke locals to discover the history of the place they live in. It is a very well done museum with great displays. The additional attraction to not miss...More

Thank SookeHarbourHouse
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We primarily stopped in to seek assistance from the Visitor Information Center on the best places to access the waterfront to take pictures. The very young lass who assisted us was beyond helpful. Her knowledge of the area was impeccable, as well as her estimated...More

Thank AZGolfCoachJerry
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