2680 Dunsmuir Avenue
Cumberland Museum and Archives
The Cumberland Museum and Archives was opened in its present location in 1981 and is operated by the Cumberland and District Historical Society. The museum acquires artifacts, archives, and historical reference material pertaining to Cumberland and area, including Union Bay, Bevan, Royston, and Comox Lake.
Sponsor: Cumberland and District Historical Society
Holdings consist of community records (1880-1970s) including photographs, business records, hospital records, Canadian Collieries Dunsmuir miningrecords, Fire Department records, family records, school records, and records and information files on various cultural groups including the Japanese, Chinese, Italian, and British. Holdings also include heritage building information and newspapers (1897-1931).
Inclusive Dates: 1800-1970s<br /> Predominant Dates: 1880-1970s
<a target=newpage href="http://cumberlandmuseum.ca">Website</a> provides information on the holdings and family and general research services of the Archives.
Summer: Daily, 9:00-5:00, Winter: Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:00
Revised by BCANS Coordinator, Nov 29, 2010.