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The Shawnigan Lake Museum is located in the heart of the Shawnigan Village. Known for its friendly staff and volunteers, extensive information on the history of the community, and quaint building, the museum is the unofficial tourist information centre of the South Cowichan Valley. 


Visiting our 'big' museum in the small village of Shawnigan Lake is guaranteed to surprise you.

For almost 40 years, the museum has celebrated the history and the people of Shawnigan Lake (and the surrounding area).

Drop in for extensive information on the spectacular Kinsol Trestle; renowned Canadian artist EJ Hughes; the true Canadian Last Spike, and many other significant history bites.

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