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New Exhibit: The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut

It's official! Our latest exhibit, The Curious Collection of Anthony Taulbut is ready for your viewing pleasure. Anthony Taulbut, an avid collector, historian, explorer, and prominent resident of Mission, opened Mission’s first museum out…
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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…