Welcome to the Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre, Courtenay, British Columbia in Canada. For over 45 years we've been keen about the natural and cultural heritage of the breathtaking Comox Valley, located on the shores of the Strait of Georgia, and we like to show it off.
Are we serious about what we do at Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre? You bet, science, academic research, interpretation, preservation, and having fun.
Be our guest to find out why the Comox Valley, past and present, is one of the most plentiful places on earth. Take a fossil tour and travel 80 million years back in time; browse our galleries to delve into the stories that make our history come alive.
Through-out the year Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontology Centre in Courtenay, British Columbia, offers on-site and outdoor programming suitable for all age groups. Program subjects include fossils, geology, First Nations history, pioneer settlement history, social history of the Comox Valley and Courtenay, British Columbia, logging and lumber history, river way study, as well as, a series of changing exhibitions. The Museum is a proud member of the The Great Canadian Fossil Trail, and was named the first, western most stop in 1998. Our friendly and informative staff make learning fun, and we are world famous for the quality of our tours.
Fascinating artifacts have put Courtenay, British Columbia, and the Comox Valley on the national and international map. Visitors come to explore the Museum on a year-round basis, view our marine fossil exhibits, and visit fossil sites in the local area. We've been featured in numerous television documentaries, including shows on the Discovery Channel and the Knowledge Network.
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