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Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum

1156 Fort Street
Victoria, BC V8V 3K8
Phone:  (250) 598-0760

Built in 1863, the recently restored Wentworth Villa houses the developing Architectural Heritage Museum.
The museum is dedicated to the documentation, preservation and popularization of residential heritage architecture in the Pacific North West Region.
Being developed and operated by a charitable foundation, the museum will showcase the development of Victoria through stories about selected heritage homes, those who built them and the families who dwelt within them. The Museum offers guided tours, an educational lecture services on restoration, and a chamber music concert series.

Antique Builders Hardware – Jewellery for Old Houses

Dates: March 19, 2017
Venue: Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2:00pm
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Mark Aitken continues our series with the second lecture. Learn the evolution in engineering, function and design of Builders’ Hardware before, during and after the construction of Wentworth Villa. Examine for yourself the variety of styles and finishes available to Victorian homebuilders and their clients through... more

Microcosmos Quartet – Two 20th Century Masterworks for String Quartet

Dates: May 28, 2017
Venue: Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2:30 pm
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Microcosmos was formed in Vancouver in the spring of 2010 to perform the rich repertoire of string quartets written in the past 100 years. The quartet takes advantage of the compactness and portability of a string quartet to present some of the greatest music of the 20th and 21st centuries in intimate spaces and sometime... more

Money in BC before the Railway: Speaker Series

Dates: February 26, 2017
Venue: Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Wentworth Villa
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Our series begins with speaker Ronald Greene. In his lecture, Greene will discuss how in 1858, Victoria went from several hundred settlers to a town of several thousand almost overnight. This disruption from a quiet settlement to a bustling centre highlighted the absence of a single currency in the growing community. Due... more

Shoko Inoue – Piano music of Robert Schumann – Concert Program 1

Dates: March 11, 2017
Venue: Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2:30pm
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Shoko Inoue is a prize-winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, first prize winner for contemporary music of the Frinna Awerbuch Competition, and first prize winner of the Chopin Competition in New York where she made her Carnegie Hall debut. She is active as a soloist, chamber musician and recitalist t... more

Shoko Inoue – Piano music of Robert Schumann – Concert Program 2

Dates: March 12, 2017
Venue: Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 2:30 pm
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A continuation of Shoko Inoue’s performance of selected jewels from Robert Schumann’s extensive piano repertoire. Shoko is a prize-winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, first prize winner for contemporary music of the Frinna Awerbuch Competition, and first prize winner of the Chopin Compe... more

Wentworth Villa Tours

Date Range: February 11, 2017 to March 11, 2017
Upcoming Dates: March 11, 2017
Recurrence Recurring monthly on the 11th
Venue: Wentworth Villa Architecture Heritage Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 11:00am and 1:00pm
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Small guided tours of Wentworth Villa focusing on restoration of heritage homes. Learn about the process and procedures that the restoration of the villa went through. Learn about experts and resources that are available here in Victoria to help you properly restore your home. Tours will be held on every second Saturday... more

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