Total Fire Ban in BC as of August 4, 2022

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Tourist/Visitor Information Booth at Cortes Island Museum


Tourist/Visitor Information Booth at the Cortes Island Museum provides maps and brochures about Cortes Island. Some are always available on the covered porch. We are located in “downtown” Manson’s Landing, one block up Beasley Road next to the No. 1 Firehall, 957 Beasley Road.

More detailed trail maps, brochures, local information, suggestions and directions are available during Museum open hours. Please check our home page for current hours.

We are happy to help with your future trip planning by email or by phone at 250-935-6340 during our opening hours.

Our Heritage Garden is open to the public. Come and have a picnic at our picnic table and enjoy our heritage plants. (Close the gate behind you. Deer love our plants.)

Other resources to explore Cortes Island

Online information about Cortes Island is available at  and Tideline.

Cortes Island Information Book – a resource for visitors to Cortes Island is available for purchase at the Museum and in our online store.

Self Driving Tour of Cortes Island is available for purchase at the Museum and in our online store.

Cortes Island Phone Book is available in local stores.

Cortes Island Brochure with a map of Cortes Island is available free at the ferry tourism rack and at the Museum.

Need more information about Cortes Island?  Visit our online store for more maps and brochures available for purchase.

Museum open hours

Museum Summer Hours:
Mid–June to Labour Day weekend, Tuesdays to Sundays (closed Mondays)
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fall – Winter – Spring Hours:
September to mid-June, Friday and Saturday afternoons
12 noon to 4 p.m.


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