Whistler Museum and Archives

Located in the heart of the resort, the Whistler Museum is the place to discover Whistler's history and unique mountain culture. The Museum offers a variety of exhibits year-round, plus a busy program of seminars, interactive activities and other events to suit all ages.

The Evolution of Skiing in Whistler

Take a trip through history and learn how both the town of Whistler and the sport of skiing have evolved through the years. An extensive exhibit, with engaging stories, historical photographs, multi-media presentations and displays including a complete original gondola cabin!

Other features:

  • Whistler's Natural Environment and Geology
  • The History of Whistler Restrooms
  • Gift Shop with unique gifts, local artwork, and books on local history

Valley of Dreams Walking Tour

Uncover the stories of Whistler - join a local guide as they recount the stories of Whistler's dreamseekers during a leisurely stroll through picturesque Whistler Village. Jam-packed with little known tidbits of history, this tour takes both locals and visitors on a journey that reveals the secrets behind Whistler's rise to the mecca of outdoor recreation.

Date: Times for Summer 2017 will be added when released.
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Cost: By Donation ($5 suggested per person)
Where to Meet: Whistler Visitor Centre

Whistorical: The Official Whistler Museum Blog

Stay in contact with the Museum and enjoy regular, entertaining posts on the official blog.

Other Services

The Museum offers a number of different educational programs for visitors and groups:

  • Multimedia Presentations on the history of Whistler
  • Tour Operators & Activity Planners Program
  • School Programs and Teacher Resources
  • Venue Rental

The Museum is located at 4333 Main Street, behind the Whistler Public Library and Florence Petersen Park.

Hours: Open 7 days a week from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM, please contact for opening hours on holidays.

Admission: Admission to the Museum is currently by donation.

4333 Main Street
Whistler, BC V0N 1B0
All Winter Family Apres Event

Family Après in
Whistler Olympic Plaza

A free outdoor event featuring family-friendly winter activities with a Canadian twist - toboganning, hot drinks, street hockey and more.

Art Galleries Whistler

Moments of Inspiration:
Arts and Culture Itinerary

Prepare to be surprised and delighted when you uncover our creative side, where art is woven into everyday life and you're invited to join the fun.

Stay and Ski Packages

Book Early and Save on Winter 2016/17
Save up to 42% on 5+ night stays

Stay & ski from as little as $111 CAD per person, per night. Plus kids stay, ski & rent for free!

Photos and Videos of the Whistler Museum