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A nice little community museum

This cute little museum has an interesting collection of artifacts and shows the diversity of life... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Ladysmith, Canada
Interesting Local History Museum

The Ladysmith Museum is an interesting smallish local history museum containing many artifacts... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Miami, FL
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721 First Avenue, Ladysmith, British Columbia V9G 1A5, Canada
+1 250-245-0423
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

This small museum in a wooden house on Ladysmith's First Ave. is a hodge podge of history about Ladysmith--from its beginnings as a coal town to its current proud ownership of the prettiest main street in Canada. Yes, Pamela Anderson was born here, in 1967,...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

This cute little museum has an interesting collection of artifacts and shows the diversity of life in Ladysmith over the years.

Thank goplacesandeatthings
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The Ladysmith Museum is an interesting smallish local history museum containing many artifacts. Let the curator show you around --- she is very knowledgeable. In addition to the exhibits in the museum, perhaps a dozen large artifacts are scattered around town, perhaps you could say...More

Thank johnpE908TO
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Having lived in Ladysmith as a child, I was very keen to come here. It was very interesting to learn more of the history of the town, I just hadn't realised there had been a large mining industry. The curator was very knowledgable and helpful....More

Thank Rosemary03
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Although this is not an overly large place it was able to give us a idea of the history of how Ladysmith came to be.

Thank marinaschuster26
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Thank Ladysmith Museum is a great way to find out more of the history of this most interesting community. Learn about the coal beron the founded the Town learn about it's relation to South Africa and the Bore War. Find out who Lady Smith was...More

Thank ladysmithbc
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stayed at a wonderful place called Manana Lodge and had the whole place to ourselves as we got married November 11 1978 and its right on the water so our second trip was in our 21 ft boat. but we took in all the...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 10 December 2015

My friend and I visited the Ladysmith Museum this summer and were Very impressed! They have done a wonderful job with the small space they have. They have tons of items on display!. I would recommend the museum to all ages. I am from Ladysmith...More

Thank Jennika E
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Ladysmith has a rich history. From our First Nations beginnings to coal baron James Dunsmuir, the Boer War, and our fabulous stores and store fronts. This little museum "blew me away" with interesting stories of our local going's on. If you are a history buff...More

Thank Earthrise1
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Adorable, fun and to the point! This museum shows you a flash in the past of the old mining town that once was. Ranging from the union worker's protest to the brothels, saloons, and a Canadian twist on the "Old West".

Thank Jasmine W
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