Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery

A visit to Nelson isn't complete without a tour of the Nelson Museum, Archives & Gallery. The galleries offer 2000 sq/ft of stimulating content featuring award-winning exhibitions and renowned artists from across the country. For current exhibition listings visit

The building also houses the Shawn Lamb Archives, a local history museum, and a delightful Gift Shop featuring over 120 local artists. The Nelson Museum is one of only two organizations in Canada to house a permanent installation of Jaime Black’s The REDress Project, and also features one of the few Cold War Bunkers open to the public.

Photo credit: Bobbi Barbarich 

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