The Fernie Museum is located in one of Fernie's distinctive heritage buildings in Historic Downtown Fernie at 491 2nd Ave.
COVID-19 Update: Open Thursday - Sunday, 11 AM - 4 PM.
& Monday, September 7th, 11 AM - 4 PM.
Admission by donation.
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The building itself, an important example of Fernie's rich history, boasts a main floor exhibit hall with the visitor info centre, as well as a lovely Museum Gallery on the 2nd floor. Public washrooms are available on each floor.
The dual purpose of the facility as info centre and Museum allows visitors to discover a little about Fernie's colourful past while learning what Fernie and its businesses have to offer for recreation, entertainment, shopping, accommodation and services.
Fernie's early history as well as changing exhibits on various themes are presented on the main floor, with a gallery on the second floor exhibiting fascinating touring and temporary shows.