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Since 1967 the Bulkley Valley Museum has built up a permanent collection of artifacts and archival materials which comprises the social and technological development of the Bulkley Valley. The Museum’s archival collections include family and corporate fonds, microfilmed editions of the Interior News and other newspapers, as well as a collection of several thousand photographs depicting Smithers and the surrounding Valley from the early 1900s to present.

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The Bulkley Valley Museum collects, preserves and presents items of historical and cultural significance from Smithers and the Bulkley Valley, with the purpose of making our local history exciting and engaging.

The BV Museum’s artifact collection includes over 3,400 items related to the history of the Bulkley Valley, with a predominant focus on the Town of Smithers.

The museum receives support for its activities and programs from local businesses through donations or memberships. Please consider a donation to help your local museum!

Membership support is vital to the health and success of our museum. In addition, we are always looking for new volunteers help out with fundraising, event planning, and more!

Temporary Exhibits


Temporary Exhibits at the Bulkley Valley Museum:

  • 13

    Aug, 2019

  • 100 Years of the Fall Fair

    August 13 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

    The Bulkley Valley Museum and Smithers Art Gallery present a joint exhibition of art and history to celebrate the 100th anniversary

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