Main Gallery

Our main gallery features exhibits pertaining to the social and natural histories of Cortes Island and its surrounding waters change annually.  Each year new exhibits focus on particular aspects of history so there is always something new and interesting to entice visitors to return.  Major exhibits are held over.  Some exhibits remain permanent to provide a complete history of Cortes Island.  

Our current exhibits include Reflecting Light, Listening to Bees, Timeless Kitchen, Reading Corner with History Albums, and Big Tree.

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Wild Cortes

Wild Cortes: Cortes Island Museum’s satellite natural history centre and EcoLab opened in 2018 at the Linnaea Farm Education Centre, 1255 Seaford Road.  Please see Wild Cortes page for more information.

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