Artifact- Dazey Butter Churn
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Dazey Butter Churn

  This useful artifact is a butter churn. It was manufactured by Dazey Churn & MFG Co. which was one of America’s most prolific butter churn producers. These churns are easily recognizable because their brand name is embossed…
Artifact - E.S.R. Sign
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Back to School: E.S.R. Elementary Sign

Edwin S. Richards (E.S.R.) Elementary School opened its doors in January of 1951. Originally only four rooms, (plus an indoor activity room) the school has grown considerably since that time. The school was named in honour of Edwin Sidney Richards,…
Artifact - Zori Sandals
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Zori Sandals

Zori are a traditional form of Japanese sandal made from wood, adapted from Geta sandals. Scrolls dating back as far as the 10th century depict people wearing Geta, and the sandals are often still worn today, though their production peaked in…
Artifact- Side saddle
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My Mission: Back to School

Side Saddle The most common ways for children to get to and from school usually include taking the bus, a ride from parents, or maybe walking or riding a bike.  Carrie Murray rode her horse.  Donated by Murray’s niece, this side saddle…
Artifact - Gold Pan
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The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut: Gold Pan

In the 19th century version of a ‘get-rich quick’ scheme, the Fraser River Gold Rush (1858-59) followed by the Cariboo Gold Rush (1860-63) brought a flood of hopeful gold miners to the interior of British Columbia, irrevocably altering the…
Anthony Taulbut portrait

The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut

In this new blog series, The Curious Collection of Mr. Taulbut, we are going to be taking a look into the life and legacy of one of Missions most prominent and intriguing figures, Anthony Taulbut. After twenty years at sea with the Royal…
Fall Hours

Fall hours in effect!

It's that time of year again! Museum Hours of Operation: Thursdays & Fridays 10am-4pm Saturdays 10am-1pm Please note: The Museum will be closed on Saturday, September 2nd for the holiday weekend.  
Fall Hours

We're Hiring!

UPDATE: Please note, these positions have been filled! If you are interested in working at the museum, please check back in April-May 2018 for info regarding summer student positions. Alternatively, you can also join our team as a volunteer!   The…