Bowen’s Stories

Everyone has a story. Each memory adds something special to the Museum & Archives. They provide inspiration, motivation against adversities, and a connection to the past. Researchers, family members, and the community come into the archives searching for a story from the past that provides a meaningful connection to them in some way, shape, or form.

 If you would like to contribute to the recorded history of Bowen, one way is to fill out the form below. The information will be added to our digital database.


    First Name (required)

    Last Name (required)

    Your Email (optional)

    Your Phone Number (optional)

    Your Birthday

    Family (your spouse/partner, children, parents, siblings, etc.)

    Current residence on Bowen

    When did you move to Bowen Island?

    Why did you move to Bowen Island? What motivated you? What made you stay?

    Childhood: Where did you grow up? Favourite games and activities? Favourite memories?

    Education: Where did you go to school? Higher education, degrees, field of study? Extracurricular activities?


    After retirement, what did you do?

    Your hobbies, interests, community involvement?

    Anything else you wish to share? (ex. memory, comment, etc.)

    By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.


    *NOTE: This form is intended for use at the Bowen Island Museum & Archives. The information will be added to the biography collections in the database, archived for future use. It will be accessible to the Bowen Island Museum & Archives, researchers, and community members upon request. Please consider the use of this information when filling out the form. Thank you for taking the time to enrich our archives to keep the history of Bowen Island alive and obtainable for all.

    Bowen Island
    Museum & Archives

    1014 Miller Road
    P.O. Box 97
    Bowen Island, BC
    V0N 1G1, Canada

    Fall/Winter Hours:
    September - June
    Open Tuesday - Friday & Sunday
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Admission is by donation

    Phone: 604-947-2655