Thank you to our supporters
The Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society is very grateful to the businesses and individuals who generously sponsor many of our special events. Whether through cash donations, loans or in kind contributions their support helps us provide the decorating, actors and musicians that appear throughout the year in the castle. Preserving this National Historic Site is made easier by their assistance and it is our pleasure to recognize their support here.
CHRISTMAS GOLD SPONSORS
Black Ball Ferry Line (MV Coho) ~ Black Press ~ Tourism Victoria ~ The Times Colonist ~ Victoria’s Historic Inns ~ Meredith & Mark Zaparinuk ~ Victoria Guest Services Network
CHRISTMAS MYRRH SPONSORS
Bayside Press ~ Clay & Company, Barristers & Solicitors ~ Grant Thornton, LLP ~ Victoria Coal & Heating ~ Waddell Raponi Lawyers
CHRISTMAS FRANKINCENSE SPONSORS
Randy & Katherine Bonsen ~ Una H. Ferguson ~ JONESco Real Estate Inc. ~Kilshaw’s Auctioneers Ltd. ~ Merry Maids
LOANS & IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS
Lis Bailly, John Boehme, Richard Coleman, Jerymy Brownridge ~ Government House, Ann Landsell, Neil Russell, and Bill Stephenson.
A very special THANK YOU to the City of Victoria who support our efforts through a permissive property tax grant which allows us to commit our earned revenue to the important work at Craigdarroch.
OUR MEMBERSHIP SPONSORS
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ~ Victoria Butterfly Gardens ~ MOXIE’S Bar and Grill on Yates St.
MEET THE DUNSMUIRS
Robert and Joan Dunsmuir had two sons, eight daughters and plenty of exploits. The Castle weaves a fascinating tale of this intriguing family – their achievements, their relationships and even their quirks.Learn More
ABOUT THE CASTLE
Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.Learn More
PLAN YOUR VISIT
We are open daily from 11am - 4pm (closed Monday & Tuesday), with extended hours from June 15th to September 6th (9am – 7pm). (Please note that we are closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st)Learn More