Hours ~


The museum is currently open
on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 am to 3 pm

Visiting the Cowichan Valley Museum & Archives

Keeping you safe:

  • Numbers of visitors at one time is limited
  • COVID-19 screening questions for all visitors
  • Adherence to Public Health Agency of Canada’s measures for physical distancing
  • Frequent cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • One-way traffic pattern in museum to maintain physical distanc

Arriving at the Museum you will be asked a series of screening questions:

  • Do you have a fever?
  • Have you felt hot or feverish anytime in the last two weeks?
  • Do you have any of the following symptoms: Dry cough, sneezing, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat?
  • Have you experienced a recent loss of smell or taste?
  • Have you been in contact with any confirmed COVID-19 positive patients, or persons self-isolating because of a determined risk of COVID-19?
  • Have you returned from travel outside of Canada within the last 14 days?
  • Have you returned from Canada from a location affected by COVID-19?

While you are at the Museum we ask you to:

  • wear a mask during your visit
  • use the provided hand sanitizer
  • avoid touching your face
  • cough or sneeze into your sleeve
  • keep everyone in your group together at all times, including children
  • maintain physical distancing
  • avoid touching surfaces


  • Washrooms are closed to visitors at this time
  • Public washrooms are available and are located north of the train station


  • Admission is by donation. At this time, we are taking cash only.
  • If you would like to make a donation, please visit our website www.cowichanvalleymuseum.bc.ca. Charitable tax receipts will be issued for amounts over $25.

Please note that the Archives is currently closed.

Contact ~

Email using our secure form

Mailing Address
Cowichan Valley Museum & Archives
P.O. Box 1014
Duncan, BC V9L 3Y2