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Museum Musings: Whistler Pride has grown from humble beginnings

Museum Musings: Whistler Pride has grown from humble beginnings

Museum Musings: A look back at 2021

Museum Musings: A look back at 2021

The year 2021 was one of fluctuation for the Whistler Museum. Despite a few COVID restrictions on occupancy and mask mandates, we were able to keep our exhibits open to the public six days a week throughout the year.
Museum Musings: Making it snow

Museum Musings: Making it snow

For the first decade of operations on Whistler Mountain, an abundance of snow was normal for the ski season.
Museum Musings: Whistler’s connection to Canada’s first talking picture

Museum Musings: Whistler’s connection to Canada’s first talking picture

Museum Musings: How to lift some spirits

Museum Musings: How to lift some spirits

Museum Musings: First trips to Whistler

Museum Musings: First trips to Whistler

Museum Musings: Adeline the Alta Lake donkey

Museum Musings: Adeline the Alta Lake donkey

Museum Musings: Learning to ski Whistler

Museum Musings: Learning to ski Whistler

Through the late 1960s and early 1970s, Lynn Mathews filled various roles for Garibaldi Lifts Ltd.
Museum Musings: Remembering trips to Alta Lake

Museum Musings: Remembering trips to Alta Lake

When the museum conducts oral history interviews, one of the questions asked is how the interviewee first came to the Whistler area. This question is often interpreted in one of two ways, with answers as varied as the individuals.
Museum Musings: Building the Boot

Museum Musings: Building the Boot

Visitors coming to Whistler today have a variety of accommodation options from campsites to luxury hotel suites. In the 1970s there weren’t nearly as many choices.