Over eight museums celebrating the heritage of the region await discovery. Explore cultural treasures of the K’ómoks people for a fascinating glimpse into First Nations culture and discover the history of early pioneering life and the paleontology of the region. Take a self-guided Comox Valley Heritage Experience Walking & Driving Tour or visit any of these locations below:


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Art Alchemy Studio

Experience artists at work in this unique creative space in Courtenay! Home to 8 painters, we welcome you to visit, chat and see us in our natural habitat! Tour the hallway gallery, poke around and find a treasure to take home. Original paintings, prints and artcards for sale. Commissions welcome.

Brian Buckrell Art

Brian is an award winning Comox Valley artist. His interest is the Canadian landscape. His work has been profiled in art magazines in Canada and the US.

Brian Scott Fine Art

Brian Scott is fascinated by painting the beauty of Vancouver Island in oils on canvas. He also enjoys opening up his studio/gallery in Black Creek to the public and discussing his life’s work.

Comox Air Force Museum

Categories: Museums

An amazing collection of West Coast Military Aviation artifacts and memorabilia plus a Heritage Air Park with 8 Aircraft awaits you. Visitors praise the collection which covers WW1 to current times. A well stocked gift shop and reference library are part of the attraction.

Comox Valley Arts

Comox Valley Arts actively supports, promotes and celebrates our vibrant, inclusive arts community. Publishers of the Central Island Arts Guide – a year round directory of Arts & Culture purveyors. Producers of Downtown Courtenay Summernight Markets – the craft & food place to be, Friday Nights, all summer.

Cumberland Museum & Archives

Categories: Museums

Cumberland Museum and The Cumberland Museum and Archives on Vancouver Island opened its doors in 1981 and is home to the extensive archives and artifacts of the community of Cumberland.

We are open year round and offer over 40 exhibits, a Company Store, research services, after school programs, heritage events, guided tours, films, video kiosks,…

Esther Sample Artist

Esther’s passion for the west coast is displayed in great detail on canvas with oil and acrylic paints. She takes great care in depicting realism and beauty in each piece.

I-Hos Gallery

I-Hos Gallery presents a collection of tradtional and contemporary northwest coast artwork and crafts. Masks, prints, gold and silver jewelry and wood carvings produced by First Nation artists are displayed in I-Hos Gallery. Komoks Band owned and operated. Truly something for everyone and every price range in the gallery.

Sid Williams Theatre

The Comox Valley’s main performing arts venue, this 520 seat theatre hosts world-class international touring events as well as local talent and community events.

Spirits of the West Coast Native Art Gallery

Categories: Retail Trade

Find the largest variety of beautiful and affordable original Northwest Coast Native Art, including gold & silver jewellery, masks, carvings, sculptures and prints.

Open Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm.