Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre

2070 Phillips Rd.
Sooke, BC V9Z 0Y3- Map It
(250) 642-6351

AAA Editor Notes

Sooke Region Museum & Visitor Centre is 1 km (.6 mi.) e. on Hwy. 14 at 2070 Phillips Rd. Exhibits about native peoples, early settlers and industrialization illustrate the history and economy of the west coast region. The 1870 Moss Cottage depicts late 19th-century family life and the Upstairs Gallery relates local agricultural history. Visitors can see a 1910 lighthouse relocated from Cape Scott on Vancouver Island's northern tip. Documentary films are shown. In the summer, there’s a night market on Thursdays from 5-8 p.m., and an annual salmon barbecue is held on a Sunday in June; reservations are required. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Museum by donations. Moss Cottage tours or lighthouse tours $2.86; $1.43 (ages 2-12). Hours and rates may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: Daily 9-5 (also Thurs. 5-8), May-Oct.; Tues.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year. Closed Christmas.