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Sooke Region Museum

Contact Information
Phone: (250) 642-6351
Toll-Free: 1-866-888-4748
2070 Phillips Road, Sooke, BC, Canada
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A 40-minute drive from downtown Victoria, via Highway 14, also known as the Pacific Marine Circle Route, leads you to beautiful Sooke, where you will find the museum with its lighthouse and information center, immediately past the Sooke River Bridge.

The Sooke Region Museum is operated by the Sooke Region Historical Society, a non-profit society incorporated under B C’s Societies Act in 1975, and recognized as a Registered Charity by Revenue Canada.

Annual memberships are $10.00, and Life Memberships are just $100.00.


Operating Hours

The Sooke Region Museum and Visitor Centre is opendaily during the summer months, from 9 am – 5 pm

From mid October to Mid May, we are closed Mondays and statutory holidays.

Where the stat holiday falls on a Monday, we are also closed on the Tuesday.

We will close to the public on Thusday Dec 24, 2015 at noon, and reopen to the public on

Tuesday January 5, 2016 to allow for staff holidays and renovations.

Coastal Experiences

Make sure you experience these wild coast array of things to tempt and taunt the senses.

  1. Distinctively Canadian

    Indulge your senses by viewing the most impressive Canadian Art collections, sampling uniquely local flavours, and experiencing our diverse history.

  2. Stay with us

    Whether you want to stay in a cozy bed & breakfast, cottage or inn, or upgrade to one of the many extraordinary resorts or vacation homes – we have it all. It’s easy to spend a relaxing or invigorating vacation here.

  3. Attend a Festival

    Art, music, and culture. Our region is a hot bed of activity year round. With the Tall Trees Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Sooke Fine Arts Show, our many Art festivals, Canada Day, Festival of trees and the Pacific Rim Whale Festival we celebrate our Island culture and environment.

  1. Hike the WCT

    The West Coast Trail is a world renowned backpacking trail. Open from May 1st until September 30th, this gruelling 75 km (47 mi) trek is well worth the challenge for the breathtaking examples of the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

  2. Sea To Sky Hiking

    Discover the raw beauty and uncharted nature of the CRD. From seasoned backpackers to amateur day hikers you can traverse up to the tallest peaks and back down to the rocky shores of the Juan de Fuca by hiking historical trails.

  3. Going Coastal

    Our Coast has long been inspiration to all kinds of musicians, writers and painters. It is not hard to see why – take a walk through ancient forests with gnarled trees and green canopies, explore hidden creeks and spot eagles taking flight or bears ambling through the undergrowth.