Vancovuer Island Military Museum

Photos by Merv Unger

Nanaimo has one of the finest military museums in Canada, open year round. 

Canadian Military History, on Nanaimo's Historic Waterfront, celebrating and honouring the service of members of Canada's Armed Forces, Merchant Navy and RCMP. Staffed by a dedicated group of veteran volunteers and supported largely by public donations.

The museum houses a truly amazing collection of Military Artifacts and Memorabilia. The Museum is home to a Veterans Wall Of Honour which recognizes the service of Canadian and Allied Veterans.

No visit to Nanaimo is complete without visiting the Vancouver Island Military Museum, housed in one of the cities iconic Heritage buildings and, convenient situated in Nanaimo's dynamic downtown core. Come-See Come Learn- Come Experience History."