In 1967 the Bowen Island Museum & Archives began collecting material about the history of the "Happy Isle". The Museum & Archives consists of two buildings in a park-like setting containing museum displays and an extensive museum and archival collection which exhibit the unique history of Bowen Island. Read more ›
The Museum and Archives is a living organization made up of volunteers. Why not have a voice in what we value and keep for our future? Help us collect; make suggestions; tell us your family stories; give us a few hours of your time; there are so many interesting jobs. Help us with the fundraising so essential to maintain the whole organization. Today is tomorrow's History. Read more ›
Our Current Exhibit
The museum The Catherine Carter Room features two exhibits, "A Look Back - The Union Steamship Era" and "Featured Exhibit: 2015-2016 Objects & Stories" as well as a display, "New Treasures." Read more ›
Photo GalleryBrowse our photos, or search the collection. There are more than 6000 photos available on our site. Browse Photos
People, Plants, & PlacesSaturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17, 2016 The People, Plants and Places Tour is an intimate peek into Bowen Island’s hidden homes and gardens.
Plan a VisitWe can host visiting groups of all ages, including seniors’ groups, class trips, children’s summer camps, and more.
EventsCheck our events page to see upcoming events.