Contact Us

We are closed for summer holidays.

We will be open again August 25.

If you need help with a research request, consider contacting the Nanaimo Museum.
Please note also that Nanaimo newspapers are available at the Vancouver Island Regional Library and at Vancouver Island University.  Check their webpages for opening hours.
A free, online version of the Nanaimo Free Press (1874-1928) is available  at


Before you send a request for information, please read our Research Policy.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Nanaimo Historical Society is a separate organization from the Archives. 

To contact the NHS, please send emails to or visit them on Facebook.

Phone: 250-753-4462

CIBC Arts Centre 
Lower Level
60 Wharf Street            
Nanaimo BC

Public Hours:
Wednesday to Friday
By Appointment Only--Please email us.