Explore & Engage
The island is home to a high density of artists and a diverse community that welcomes you throughout the year for festivals, weekly events, workshops, classes, retreats, and guided adventures.
Whether you’re attending a weekend retreat focused on self-discovery, learning how to make your own cheese, or apprenticing with master builders, Gabriola is the ideal place for expanding your horizons.
Gabriola Museum Society
Community Organizations Tours, Workshops and Farm Visits
The mission of the Museum Society is: To promote, foster and develop the interests of the residents of Gabriola Island, its visitors and other institutions, in the island’s past, present and future cultural and natural history To tell the story of Gabriola island through special exhibits, displays, lectures, presentations and tours. This story includes the island’s geology, geography, flora, fauna, and marine environment, as well as the island’s history, emphasizing the way in which Coast Salish people, European explorers, post-contact pioneers and recent inhabitants have related to its natural setting and earlier history To acquire by any legal means, donations or purchases of land, artifacts or other items that will serve the Society’s interests and purposes.