The LGen E.C. Ashton Armoury is located at  724 Vanalman Ave, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada




Hours of Operation

Year around, excluding statutory holidays, Tue and Thu 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (noon). Special arrangements for group visits at other times may be made by contacting the museum in advance by email: ashtonarmourymuseum@shaw.ca



Getting There

Public Transit:

  • From Downtown Routes 30/31 “Royal Oak”
  • From Swartz Bay/Sidney Routes 70/72 “Downtown” via Royal Oak Exchange transfer to 31 “James Bay”


  • From Downtown Blanshard St/Hwy 17 North to Quadra Exit
  • From Swartz Bay/Sidney Hwy 17 South to Vanalman Exit





Admission to the museum is by donation. Suggested donations:

  • Adults: $5
  • Seniors and Students: $3
  • Family: $10
  • Veterans, serving CAF members and children under 12 free

The donations we receive help the museum maintain existing collection and add new and informative exhibits and displays.

NOTE: The LGen E. C. Ashton Armoury is a working Canadian  Armed Forces facility and as such government issued photo identification (ID) is required.



The museum offers free parking to all visitors. Designated spaces are available for visitors with disabilities.

 Code of Conduct

Visitor’s are requested to adhere to the Museum Visitor’s Code of Conduct