Museum

Bill Merilees, a retired B.C. Parks regional information officer, collected mollusk shells from B.C. and Washington state coastlines for 50 years and has donated his 140,000-specimen collection to University of British Columbia’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: B.C. man donates 140,000 mollusk specimens to biodiversity museum

UBC’s Beaty museum grateful for Bill Merilees’s historical record of B.C. marine biodiversity

 

The original Quesnel Cariboo Observer printing press is one of the artifacts locals and tourists can enjoy now that the museum is open once again. (Cassidy Dankochik Photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Quesnel Museum and Archives open after a year of renovations

The museum closed in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic

 

Museum and heritage manager Elizabeth Hunter shares a sneak peek of what she said the refurbished Visitor Centre and Museum reception area will look like. (Elizabeth Hunter photo)

Museum eyes May reopening as renovations near completion

“We’re nearing the end of the project,” says museum manager

Museum and heritage manager Elizabeth Hunter shares a sneak peek of what she said the refurbished Visitor Centre and Museum reception area will look like. (Elizabeth Hunter photo)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Royals, Elvis, Captain Cook: Hundreds of wax figures find new life in B.C. man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)