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Tofino Heritage Museum

Conveniently located in downtown Tofino,
the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum showcases the area's rich history from ancient to modern times.

Explore a mix of written and digital display to travel through time and learn how our past shapes our present.

From our Blog

‘Mr’ Ed Morrison and family

Tofino telegraph operator Ed Morrison.

In the 1940s and 50s, Ed Morrison was Tofino telegraph agent and Evelyn Wigmore was a nurse at the Tofino Hospital. Their...

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Mrs Malon’s Vargas Island Vera…

“Another perfect day which I spent on the verandah." – Mrs Helen Malon’s diary, February 18 1916

One of many happy pre-war summer days on a Vargas Island verandah -- Helen...

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Harold Monks and the Royal Can…

Signaller Harold Monks in 1918 just before he went to the Front

In 2019, the Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum has been looking at Clayoquot Sound’s WWI experiences...

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World War One Pioneer Joe Gric…

Joe Grice, ca. 1916 

"Bravery, grit, determination and endurance." Joseph Harold Grice of Tofino showed all these qualities in his war service as a Pioneer, doing the vital -...

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The Monks House

 John Cooper's House at Grice Point was bought by Harold Monks in 1934.

The Monks house and property has been a landmark on the Tofino landscape for almost 100...

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Clayoquot Sound as we Remember…

 

We're excited to invite submissions for family history exhibits for the second year in a row!

Who: Does your family's history in Clayoquot...

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The War is Over!

“The War is Over!” The Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum comes to the end of its winter/spring 2019 exploration of Clayoquot Sound in World War One.

In winter/spring 2019, our museum hosted...

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Mrs Malon’s Vargas Island Gard…

By guest curator Stephanie Ann Warner

This spring, our museum has been exploring Clayoquot Sound's experiences during World War One. A key part of our look into "Vargas Island Ranchers at...

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People in Profile - Murdo MacL…

 

Guest article by curator of Vargas Island ranchers at home and at war, Stephanie Ann Warner.

Tofinoites unite on the Western Front! Tofino’s WWI history has a nice little...

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Fall/ Winter Hours: Saturday & Sunday 12:30 - 4pm

Hours

October - May

Thursday to Sunday 
12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Location

How to find us
Below the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #65

In the hahoulthee of the Tla-o-qui-aht ha'wiih.

Contact

For inquiries:
tofinomuseum@gmail.com

MAY 2019 - Japanese Canadian Heritage Wa…

 

This May we're excited to be offering

JAPANESE CANADIAN HERITAGE WALKING TOURS

 

 

 The tours are offered in conjunction with...