Special Exhibition: Our Climate Quest

The Bulkley Valley Museum is pleased to welcome the exhibition “Our Climate Quest” in Smithers between September 25 – October 3rd 2023. This FREE exhibit will be displayed at the Old Church (3704 First Avenue) from 9am-5pm September 25-29 and October 2nd and 3rd (closed Sept 30th for Truth and Reconciliation Day and Sunday Oct […]

July 1st 2023 Smithers History Walk

Photo of Alfred Avenue with old buildings

Our July 1st downtown history walk returns for 2023! This “off Main Street” version of the walk focuses on the history of the businesses and residences on the “side streets” and avenues of downtown: Queen Street, Alfred Avenue, Broadway Avenue, and First Avenue. The walk will also discuss the 100th anniversary of the 1923 Chinese […]

Welcome to our New Website!

BV Museum | Smithers, BC

The BV Museum is thrilled to launch its refreshed website! Funding for our marketing refresh was provided by Wetzink’wa Community Forest Corporation. The new website was designed by Websites by Emily Hashemi and our logo was given a makeover by Sandra Smith at Design Works. A big thank you to all those involved!

Culture Café Thursdays

The Bulkley Valley Museum and Smithers Art Gallery have joined up to offer extended opening hours! On Thursday evenings from September through December the Museum and Gallery will be open until 7pm, and offering light refreshments after 5pm. Drop by for a coffee or tea, and get a dose of local art, history and culture!

Museum Cemetery Walk 2017

The sun was just peaking out for the Museum’s third annual Cemetery Walk on October 28th. 35 participants joined us to learn about the lives and deaths of some early residents of Smithers, including Warren Lewis and the DeVoins, Danny Foster, Tom Monks, Joey Aida and more. Thanks to everyone who joined – we’re already […]