Start your cultural exploration of Coast Salish peoples on the Sunshine Coast with stories and displays in local museums.
Tems Swiya Museum
Home to an extensive and growing collection of artifacts and cultural materials belonging to the shíshálh Nation. ‘tems swiya’ means ‘our world’ and today the tems swiya Museum is central in the presentaiton, preservation, conservation and protection of shíshálh cultural heritage. Located in Sechelt at 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Powell River Historical Museum & Archives
Telling the rich stories of Sliammon First Nations, logging and the first pulp and paper mill on the west coast of Canada, the museum is open year round. Daily Jun 17 Aug 28: 9 – 4:30, Sept-June 16: M-F 9 – 4:30. Closed statutory holidays. Located at 4798 Marine Avenue, Powell River.