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Arts, Culture, and History Oriented BC B&B Inns

While  BC  is known for its "Super Natural" settings, it also has a vibrant arts, cultural, and historical side.  Throughout the province there are many thriving art and artisan communities with art galleries and art studios in almost every community. Culture is celebrated all year long through theatre, music and festivals.  Get a glimpse of BC’s fascinating past through an impressive range of museums and aboriginal and heritage sites.  Your BC Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Guild member will be pleased to show you information on cultural opportunities in their community.

Cottage Pirouette
Phone: (250) 386-2166
Toll Free: 1-877-386-2166
Victoria centre has excellent sites including: the Royal B.C. Museum, one of N. America's top ten; the Robert Bateman Centre; Emily Carr House; & the Victoria Art Gallery. Near your B & B is CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum; free tours through CFB Naden, Canada's 2nd largest naval base; and the new First Nation Songhees Wellness Centre with cultural components for the public. As the only Victoria born and raised B & B host, our share our knowledge. Potter, painter, artisan tours await!

Victoria, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.cottagepirouette.com

Granville House B&B
Phone: (604) 739-9002
Toll Free: 1-866-739-9002
Granville House B&B is close to Vancouver's art, cultural & history markets for cultural tourism. Easy access to (from closest to furthest away): Stanley Theatre, Arts Club Theatre, Granville Island Public Market, Orpheum Theatre, Yaletown, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, BC Place, Rogers Arena, Gastown & Chinatown. All are accessible by car, taxi or electric city bus.

Vancouver, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.granvillebb.com

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Abbeymoore Manor Bed & Breakfast Inn
Phone: 250-370-1470
Toll Free: 888-801-1811
The Royal BC Museum - Victoria, BC Canada The story of BC: Past, present and future The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of the foremost cultural institutions in the world. The museum was founded in 1886; the archives in 1894. In 2003 these two organizations integrated to become British Columbia's combined provincial museum and archives, collecting artifacts, documents and specimens of BC's natural and human history, safeguarding them for the future, and sharing them with the world.

Victoria, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.abbeymoore.com

Sunflower Inn Bed & Breakfast
Phone: 250-447-6201
Toll Free: 877-378-0526
Christina Lake has a new Welcome Center(a "Leeds Building") that shows some of our history - an old CPR train trestle painted on the floor, a new totem pole honouring native heritage with the Sinixt people-carved by our local residents, local art from artists in our area including pottery, blown glass, glass beads, paintings. Our local area has Russian heritage with a Grist Mill, the Fructova School, and the Doukobor Museum in Grand Forks, 30km away. The Grand Forks Art Gallery has a gift shop.

Christina Lake, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.sunflowerinnbb.com

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Cobble House Bed & Breakfast
Phone: 250-743-2672
Toll Free: 1-866-743-2672
The Cowichan Valley offers a range of artisans and artists. The Visions Cowichan Valley Arts Studio Tour takes place every summer, offering everything from paintings to pottery. Native art is also well represented in the "Cowichan", a native word meaning "Land warmed by the Sun". The Kinsol Trestle, in nearby Shawnigan Lake, one of the largest wooden railway bridges in the world, has been restored and is now open to form the missing link in the Trans Canada Trail in the area.

Cobble Hill, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: Www.cobble-house.com

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Long Lake Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
Phone: (250)758-5010
Toll Free: (877)758-5010
Incorporated in 1874, Nanaimo is the third oldest city in British Columbia and the second largest on Vancouver Island. A former coal-mining town, Nanaimo has evolved into something very different, with a clean, accessible waterfront, cultural festivals in the summer, a university campus with a marvellous view, and superb dining. The Nanaimo District Museum is situated in the conference center. The Old City Quarter has restored buildings, shopping and excellent quality restaurants.

Nanaimo, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.lodgingnanaimo.com

A View Of The Lake & Demonstration Kitchen
Phone: (250) 769-7854

Kelowna culture district is only a short distance away with many art galleries and museums.

West Kelowna, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.aviewofthelake.com

Humboldt House
Phone: (250) 383-0152
Toll Free: 1-888-383-0327
Victoria and Vancouver Island boast a year-round schedule of cultural entertainment bursting with talent. Experience live theatre, art exhibits, music concerts, summer festivals and films. A First Nations experience adds a special cultural flavour to any visit to Victoria. Visit a museum or cultural centre, attend a powwow or take a Native heritage tour around the Island to truly learn about Victoria's history.

Victoria, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.humboldthouse.com

Mainstay Oasis Bed & Breakfast
Phone: 604-315-4919
Toll Free: 1-877-962-7479
Welcome to Mainstay Oasis in Port Moody as we celebrate our Centennial Year as a City. Our Historical Society has published a book called "Tracks in Time". The book launch is February 3rd. Port Moody is also known as "The City of the Arts" with live theatre and musical productions in our Inlet Theatre. In February, "The Wearable Arts" Award happens February 16-17th. Check out other Events by joining TheV3H community website to receive current info on many attractions within Port Moody and are

Port Moody, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.portmoodybnb.com

Anchor Point Bed and Breakfast Suite
Phone: (250) 538-0110
Toll Free: 1-800-648-2560
Salt Spring Island is an internationally recognized haven for arts, crafts and culture in a remarkable natural setting with some of North America's finest bed and breakfast accommodations. In a word: magical! Find your own Taste of Salt Spring, a special B&B nook for "home base", then begin to soak in the beauty. Enjoy ocean or valley vistas at your bed and breakfast and from many other scenic outlooks, or take a quiet walk on one of Salt Spring Island's many beaches where low tide offer

Salt Spring Island, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.anchorpointbb.com

Haddon House Bed & Breakfast
Phone: 604-522-2363
Toll Free: 1-888-522-2363
Situated in the heart of Burnaby’s cultural district and steps from Deer Lake, Haddon House is surrounded by an abundance of lakefront walking trails, art galleries and museums. Originally constructed in 1922 for the secretary of Vancouver General Hospital, George S. Haddon and his wife Jessie, Haddon House has hosted various dignitaries over the years, including Burnaby’s mayor in the 1930’s.

Burnaby, British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.haddonhouse.ca/

Hawley Place
Phone: 250-245-4431
Toll Free: 1-877-244-4431
Ladysmith Arts & Culture Ladysmith Museum on First Ave. Ladysmith Waterfront Art Gallery Mary Fox Pottery JoVic Pottery Ladysmith Theatre Chemainus Murals & Theatre Come stay a night or two and enjoy some Arts & Culture in our pretty little seaside town with ocean beaches and activities for the whole family!

(Ladysmith), British Columbia
View Listing   Go to: www.hawleyplacebandb.com

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