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We made a stop in Chemainus on our way to Vancouver Island and glad we did. The murals are one of a kind and feature different styles and different histories. We were fascinated with the one that featured World War I. Nice town for a...More
A wide variety of murals are on display throughout the old town. The great thing about them is that some have bits of written history on them describing what life was like back in the day. All feature various artistic styles and one in particular...More
What is not to love? Spending time outside looking at amazing work of art while also learning the history of the place? You can get the free map version of where all the murals and sculptures are or pay $3 for a booklet that gives...More
Chemainus (pronounced kem minus) is unique as murals are everywhere. It is a really pretty place. There are painted footprints on the pavement guiding you around. The artwork on the walls is amazing, each telling it’s own story. Free maps can be obtained from the...More
Beautiful murals around every corner! Most depict the history of the area or represent some significant contributions made by someone to the life of the community. A guidebook ifrom the Visitor’s center is very helpful.
Some of the murals are close together but you may...More
We stopped in this little town for a quick break on our way to the ferry. What an unexpected delight! Throughout the town on almost every building you will find a mural. Most depict history of the area or significant contributions in the community. It...More
The dozen or so Chemainus murals are spread all over the town (i.e., not necessarily at the specific address given above). Stop by the Visitor Center to get a free map of the town, showing the locations of the murals (they'll try to sell you...More