Who We Are
The Friends of the Ashton Armoury Museum (The Friends) is a non-profit Society registered as a charitable society with Canada Revenue Agency.
The purposes of “The Friends” is to:
- To promote and stimulate interest in, and give support to the Lieutenant General E.C. Ashton Armoury Museum.
- To encourage and support research into and study of Canadian Military History.
- To promote and assist in fund raising for specific purposes and initiatives which may be agreed to by the Society and the Museum from time to time.
- To recruit volunteer Society members from the community to perform a variety of tasks required to operate, maintain and manage the Museum, its displays, artifacts and equipment.
What We Do
Assist the Museum Director to:
- Operate and maintain Museum’s vintage vehicle fleet
- Manage and maintain Museum artifacts displays.
- Conduct Museum tours and educational outreach programs
Administer Museum website and Facebook page; and
Conduct fundraising activities
Executive Committee (2017)
President: Chris Preston
Vice President: John Ducker
Past President: Peter Laursen
Secretary-Treasurer: Doug Braun
Director: Wayne Dauphinee
Director: Paul MacNeil
Director: Bill Rowbottom
Annual General Meeting
Monthly Executive Committee
Friends of Ashton Armoury Museum
724 Vanalman Ave
Victoria, BC V8Z 3B5