505 South Road, PO Box 213
Gabriola Island B.C. V0R 1X0
Phone: 250-247-9987 | e-mail: Gabriola Museum
Gabriola Island (population 4,000) is located in the Strait of Georgia, between Vancouver Island and mainland BC, approximately 5 kms (3 miles) east of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
Gabriola is easily reached by a 20-minute BC ferry ride from downtown Nanaimo, or by floatplane from Vancouver (15 miles/24 kms).
The Gabriola Museum is located on South Road near the Lockinvar intersection. It is a comfortable (1.2 kms) walk, or short drive, up the hill from the ferry dock at Descanso Bay. Alternatively, the Gabriola Taxi (250-247-0049) is available seven days a week.
Cafes, shops, a gas station, grocery store and other services are located at the Village on North Road, a few hundred metres north of the Museum.
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