Surrey Museum Features
Something for Everyone
Located in the heart of Cloverdale, the Surrey Museum tells the story of Surrey's rich history from its First Peoples to settler communities, urban development, transportation, logging, farming and home life. Artifacts and images reach right up to the gallery ceiling. Highlighting vintage vehicles, the rodeo, eateries and totem poles just to name a few amazing features, the Surrey Museum delivers as a must see local attraction.
The Surrey Museum offers interesting programs for preschoolers to adults, hosts regular drop-in events and invites groups to tour the museum and textile studio. Several large outdoor events also take place on the grounds.
Kids Gallery at the Surrey Museum
No shooshing here! It's all hands-on at the fully interactive sustainability focused Kids Gallery. Featuring a tree fort, a farm house and many interactives to teach through fun, this cool feature of the Surrey Museum is a reason to come again and again. Discover the fun to be had!
A regular program of feature exhibitions throughout the year means there is always something new to see and enjoy. Exhibitions draw on artifacts and stories from within Surrey, or travel to us from museums across Canada. See what exhibitions we have on now.
Hooser Textile Studio and Library
Explore the age-old traditions of spinning, weaving and other crafts through demonstrations, hands-on activities, special events, lectures and craft workshops taught by experts for adults and children throughout the year. Also see the rare Jacquard Loom featured in the Hooser Textile Studio.
Built in 1872 by Eric Anderson, this typical pioneer shelter is the oldest remaining pioneer-era home in Surrey and is located on the grounds. A peek inside when it is open during fair weather helps visitors imagine what life was like for the early settlers as they cleared the forests of Surrey.
This memorial to war veterans, named 'Kneeling in Remembrance' was refurbished with the addition of a bronze statue of a soldier, dressed in full WWI battle gear and insignia of the local BC 47th Battalion. Originally built in 1921 and situated beside the 1912 Municipal Hall, it was later moved before returning to the Heritage Square between the Surrey Museum and 1912 Hall (now the Surrey Archives) in 2005.