Join us in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows and discover the rich and culturally diverse history of our region. Our communities boast many lovingly restored heritage buildings, unique artifacts, and interpretive heritage walks. If you’re a history buff, get set for an extraordinary day!
Choose to explore the Maple Ridge Museum or the Pitt Meadows Museum & Archives.
Maple Ridge Museum
Visit this historic setting overlooking the Fraser River and the CPR main line near the original waterfront in the heart of Port Haney.
Museum displays reflect the local history and geography beginning with the stone tools and cedar baskets from our First Nations’ heritage, as well as Finnish and Japanese items from the varied ethnic groups that settled in Maple Ridge.
The Museum also houses the Maple Ridge Community Archives that include several thousand photographs and primary documents relating to local people, organizations, and businesses.
Pitt Meadows Museum & Archives
Pitt Meadows Museum is located in the old General Store along Harris Road by the railroad tracks. The main part of the building dates to 1885 and was moved from its original location near Herring Road to its present site in 1908.
Artifacts relating to the pioneer and agricultural history of the community are located on the first floor of the Museum with offices, work and storage areas, and a small community archives located on the upper floor. Heritage walking tours available.