The Comox Air Force Museum connects with our community by participating in local events. Some of these include:
- We invite the community to the Museum for the “Snowbirds” annual autograph signing session at CAFM;
- We participate in Cumberland’s Empire Days parade
- We participate in Comox Maritime Days parade
- We participate in the Canada Day parade in Courtenay and man a Canada Day booth at Lewis Park
In addition, we:
- We invite community groups and local schools to the Museum for educational visits
- We visit organizations and schools for educational purposes
- We liaise with the local arts and culture community to establish and maintain community partnerships, especially with other museums
- We provide information to our visitors to help them understand our exhibits and to help them connect with their family members who served in the RCAF
But we’d like to take time to celebrate a number of other museums in the Comox Valley community! Connect with these special places:
The Alberni Project – HMCS Alberni Museum and Memorial is located in downtown Courtenay. The museum emerged as Lewis Bartholomew researched the history of the HMCS Alberni. The museum is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Or you can check it out on their website or on Facebook.
The Courtenay and District Museum and Palaeontology Centre can be found in downtown Courtenay. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., this museum celebrates the natural and cultural history of the Comox Valley. Available on Facebook as well as their website, they have some online exhibits for you to check out.
Located in Cumberland, the Cumberland Museum and Archivestells the story of the people of Cumberland. They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from noon till 5:00 p.m. Have a look at their website and follow them on their Facebook page.
The Denman Island Seniors and Museum Society is open to the public in July and August. While thinking ahead to your summer break, have a look at the website connection to see how the Activity Centre is used. You can also find them on Facebook.
Located in downtown Comox, the Comox Museum houses the history of Comox and the area from the time of exploration of Vancouver Island to modern times. They are open from Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. till 4:00 p.m. Have a look at their Facebook page and their website.
The Union Bay Historical Society can be reached by phone: 250-335-9155. As you drive on the 19A Island Highway, the building can be seen from the road. They also have a Facebook page.