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Clayburn Village Museum

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If you are lucky Cyril will be there

Cyril Holbrow is a gem to the community of Abbotsford generally and Clayburn Village specifically... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Craig C
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Abbotsford, Canada
History Abbotsford revealed

2 people are so passionate about the historic culture of Abbotsford, that you feel back in time... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Bob V
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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 weeks ago
“If you are lucky Cyril will be there”
10 Sep 2017
“History Abbotsford revealed”
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The first company town in BC, the village was the site of a brick manufacturing plant founded in 1905. Today many original homes exist, as well as the village store, church and schoolhouse. The museum fills the basement of the 1908 schoolhouse with...more
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4315 Wright St, Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 7Y8, Canada
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+1 604-850-4362
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cyril Holbrow is a gem to the community of Abbotsford generally and Clayburn Village specifically. At 97 years old he has a wealth of historical knowledge. I attended the Open House at the museum recently and had the privilege of speaking with him and learning...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Craig C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

2 people are so passionate about the historic culture of Abbotsford, that you feel back in time! Exceptional explanation how Abbotsford was "build up"!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bob V
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice collection of artifacts from the brick factory and families who lived and worked there from 1905. Volunteer hosts are avid historians with great stories. The model of the town and factory is exceptional. As the first company town in with origins from the founding...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

From the model buildings to the old artifacts, to the furnished little school room; there is sure to be something to spark most peoples interest.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dustin C
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The complete history of a company that used to manufacture bricks on a large scale. The main display is a scale model of the factory and its environs as it was in its prime with other artifacts showing how it used to be. Outstanding docents...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sungron
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a small but very interesting museum. Tells the story of this brick producing "company town" from the beginning of the last century. Excellent war history artifacts too from area residents that served. Friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. Include a walk around the village and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank RKeys2016
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Such a quaint and peaceful village tucked away. The historic homes on the walking tour have been beautifully restored and maintained. The museum is small but filled with artefacts from the original brick factory that built the village in the early 1900's. Can't say enough...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ExhaustedTvlr
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely walk through our local history. Friendly locals guide you through the Clayburn story. Nice way to spend an afternoon followed by tea.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Alli B
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ExhaustedTvlr
11 August 2016|
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Response from peterpatter2016 |
Hi, the museum is open June, July and August on Saturdays from 1-4pm. If you want to have a tour or visit at a different time, no worries, just give them a call and they can arrange it.
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