Fernie Museum, Fernie

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
The Fernie Museum is a vibrant, community-based cultural institution which integrates regional history, art and culture to understand, communicate and preserve what is unique about our community and region.

From local architectural and human history, to contemporary art and culture, to fine craft and design, the Fernie Museum’s exhibitions and programs offer a diversity of topics and themes that reflect the broad interests, creative energy and rich heritage of our region.

The Fernie Museum’s artifact collection consists of approximately 9,000 unique objects. The collection ranges from the fine silverware rescued from the Methodist Church during the devastating 1908 fire to industrial artifacts from the Coal Creek, Morrissey and Hosmer mines. Its archival collection includes photographs, maps and records which illustrate the fascinating stories of the people and events that shaped Fernie’s past.
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  • The Fernie museum is located in an old bank downtown. Highly recommend stopping in. The timeline was very well done. Plan to spend about 30-45 minutes here. The art being displayed upstairs was not...  more »
  • The space is well organized, but there's no getting around the fact it's a very small space. There was no one else in the museum when we were there. In that regard, it was a good thing because...  more »
  • Cute little museum. Great place to spend the day when not on the ski hill
  • Great little place to visit on a cold day. Very nice exhibit.
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