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Fernie Museum

491 2nd Ave, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
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Fernie History

This museum is really small but has very interesting collection. Quite interesting to browse... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
joe w
Excellent place to get a feel for the history of the town.

Small, very attractive displays. There is a photo exhibit on the 2nd floor which should not be... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
New Hampshire
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491 2nd Ave, Fernie, British Columbia, Canada

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This museum is really small but has very interesting collection. Quite interesting to browse through old photographs.

Thank joe w
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Small, very attractive displays. There is a photo exhibit on the 2nd floor which should not be missed. It really gives a visitor a feel for the community of Fernie.

Thank pmlgorn2015
Reviewed 13 March 2017

There is so much to learn about Fernie and you can do it here, either a quick browse through or stay a while and chat, and lose yourself in the story of the town and the mines and mountains and the people. You could spend...More

2  Thank donnamarieb2017
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It's worth a visit , nice museum talking about the story of Fernie . Great way to finish our ski weekend ! Would recommend it to others .

2  Thank MyleneRCalgary
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have visited the Museum a few times because there are changing special exhibits. Currently, there is a special on the hamlet of nearby Hosmer. Who would have known that it was once a thriving coal town of 1200 people for only 10 years. We...More

1  Thank fitmom1010
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

$5 entrance fee was very reasonable. A very well put together museum for the space it occupies. Fairly quiet as I had the place to myself. Looked as though you could do a self guided tour on the original settlers

2  Thank Ronmexico78
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This small museum is located on the main street in a former bank building built in 1909. There's an exhibit that relates to the short-lived boom and bust of the community of Hosmer a little to the east of Fernie. That made me want to...More

2  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Particularly enjoyed the interactive videologues of stories provided by locals. Fernie is an area rich in history with the development of the coal mines and subsequent immigration.

2  Thank Steve C
Reviewed 3 November 2016

stopped in to see the Hosmer display. very informative and well presented. learned a great deal about the little town that we are lucky enough to call home. go for a visit. you will not be disappointed.

2  Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 15 October 2016

While in Fernie recently we stopped by the museum for a visit. Although it is small, there are many interesting displays to keep your interest. It was a fun learning experience for my family and we would recommend it to you.

2  Thank MZoo60
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