Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery - Historic Places Days

Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery

Nelson, British Columbia
National Trust Passport Place
502 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC, Canada
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Monday CLOSED Tuesday 10am — 4pm Wednesday 10am — 4pm Thursday 10am — 8pm* Friday 10am — 4pm Saturday 10am — 4pm Sunday CLOSED
(250) 352-9813

The Nelson Museum is a cultural hub that provides integrative art and regional history programs to encourage new perspectives and foster a collaborative community. The galleries feature a rotating schedule of eight exhibitions a year, and the Cold War Bunker is a must-see for visitors! Don’t forget to check out the Shop, which features the work of over 120 local artists and artisans. Admission and memberships are FREE for all youth under 18, and we’re open late until 8pm on Thursdays.

Guided tours of the Cold War Bunker are offered on Saturdays at 11am (year-round) and Wednesdays at 1pm (July and August only).


  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access


502 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC, Canada
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