Closed Sundays and statutory holidays.
Admission by donation.
Researchers can access the collections, including our newspapers.com subscription, by appointment Monday-Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm. Most of our collection items are stored offsite from the museum and prior notice is required to retrieve them for researcher access. Researchers are encouraged to consult the Collections Online website to submit their request for items. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-847-5322 to book.
As required by Worksafe BC, the BV Museum has a communicable diseases prevention plan in place. Contact email@example.com to request a copy of the plan. We encourage all visitors to continue to maintain physical distance, and to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Hand sanitizer is available at the front entrance of the Museum.
- The Museum is wheelchair and scooter accessible, although due to our location in an historic building, things are sometimes a tight fit. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to accommodate your needs, or to make your visit better!
- Gender-neutral accessible washroom
- Free parking, including accessible parking
- Breastfeeding-friendly space
- Service animals welcome!
Check out our Education page for details on in-person programs and tours, and digital resources that can be used in the classroom, including videos of educational activities and crafts.
Our programming is formatted to meet Curricular Content areas, Big Ideas and Core Competencies across all grade K-12 and encompassing Social Studies, Science, Geography, and Language Arts.
Please contact the museum at 250-847-5322 or firstname.lastname@example.org to book a class tour.
Bus tours and other special interest groups (e.g. conference participants) are welcome to book appointments to visit the museum. Tours outside of our regular business hours are available upon request. The Museum also offers a staff-guided Main Street walking tour featuring heritage buildings of Main Street. Please contact the Museum for more information and staff availability.
Cost: by donation
To book a tour, contact the Museum at 250-847-5322 or email email@example.com
Self-Guided Historical Walking Tour
The BV Museum’s historical walking tour is your guide to history in downtown Smithers! Pick up a brochure in the Museum or download a copy here. You can also view more information about historic buildings and landscapes in Smithers on the Virtual Exhibits page.