505 South Road, PO Box 213
Gabriola Island B.C. V0R 1X0
Phone: 250-247-9987 | e-mail: Gabriola Museum
The Archives are housed in the Gabriola Museum and administered by the Gabriola Historical and Museum Society. The Archives are open to the public by appointment. The Archivist may be contacted at 250-247-9987 or email the Gabriola Museum.
Gabriola Island (population 4,000) is located in the Strait of Georgia, between Vancouver Island and mainland BC, approximately 5 kms (3 miles) east of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
Gabriola is easily reached by a 20-minute BC ferry ride from downtown Nanaimo, or by floatplane from Vancouver (15 miles/24 kms).
The Gabriola Museum is located on South Road near the Lockinvar intersection. It is a comfortable (1.2 kms) walk, or short drive, up the hill from the ferry dock at Descanso Bay. Alternatively, the Gabriola Taxi (250-247-0049) is available seven days a week.
Cafes, shops, a gas station, grocery store and other services are located at the Village on North Road, a few hundred metres north of the Museum.
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