Retired lieutenant-colonel Ted Leaker, director of the Lt.-Gen. E.C. Ashton Armoury Museum, checks over a sword used by the calvary during the time of George lV, one of the military memorabilia displayed in the museum.
The museum is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers and filled with military memorabillia including vehicles, newspapers, photos, medals and weapons.
The armoury, located at 724 Vanalman Ave. in Saanich, is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m.- noon. Entry is free.