Photo: Close up of Sointula’s switchboard from 1956, the first bi-lingual telephone exchange in British Columbia.

the heritage of Malcolm Island

The Sointula Museum and Historical Society, a registered non-profit organization, operates with a mission deeply rooted in preserving the tangible and intangible heritage of Malcolm Island (T’lat’lask^udis, Malkosaari). With your invaluable donations, we can create interactive exhibits, develop engaging public programs, and actively participate in community events throughout the year.

Photo: Electric coffee grinder, from Sointula Co-Op Store in the late 1930s. Sointula Museum Collection.

Photo: Steam donkey engine. Norma and Albert Williams Collection, photo #2.

become a member!

Becoming or renewing a membership with the Sointula Museum is an essential way to support our mission and preserve the rich history of our community!

volunteer with us

Volunteering at the museum offers a unique opportunity to surround yourself with history. Indulge your passion for culture, learn more about the exhibits and connect with your community!

donate to the collection

When you generously contribute to the museum’s collection, you become a part of preserving history and culture for future generations.