Funbugz Gallery and Gifts

Museum in Parksville
1343 Alberni Hwy, Unit 27, Parksville, BC
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Updates

Funbugz Bug In and Museum Sneak Peek#3

Sep 20, 2020 – Sep 20, 2020

Do you know a Volkswagen lover?

Be sure to bring them to Funbugz Sept 20th!

Our vintage VW museum is the ONLY one in North America.

Click the “Learn More” button to read the Funbugz story and plan your visit.

See you soon!

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Funbugz Volkswagen Bug In and Museum Sneak Peek

Sep 6, 2020 – Sep 6, 2020

Funbugz will be open this Sunday Sept 6th for another sneak peek. Show up in your Volkswagen and join in the Bug In! Everyone Welcome!

Volkswagen advertising genius! From 1959's "Think Small" to the 1990's "Fahrvergnügen," (driving enjoyment), Volkswagen ads were often irreverent and funny. Commonly black and white, the readability of VW ads surpassed editorial pieces. Enjoy them again, this Fall, at Funbugz!

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THANK YOU Deni! (from Deni's Dynamite Deals) for this awesome VW poster of a 1968 Racing Beetle. Deni really does have some "dynamite deals" AND his store's proceeds go towards youth clubs and sports in Nanaimo. He's a generous guy and a Volkswagen lover!

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Think small Think FUN!

Funbugz Gallery and Gifts is a collection of all things Volkswagen

Discover thousands of Volkswagen treasures from the 50's, 60's 70's and beyond!

From the famous Mad Man VW Ads to the Avon Beetle ~ Funbugz is a pop culture adventure through time. 

Are you a toy collector?  

Then you'll appreciate our selection of  Dinky, Corgi, and Tekno. While kids of all ages will delight in the Hotwheels, Matchbox, and Greenlight. (Visit our gift store to add to your collection).  

From 1:64 and 1:18 scale to 1:1, our full-size auto collection is eclectic. It features recently rescued Veedubs and "drivers" to museum-quality restorations. 

At Funbugz we focus on unique and fun rides. Be sure to say, Hello! to Trucky, our '65 shorty, single cab. 

The Funbugz Story:

Funbugz began with one man's obsession and love of all things Volkswagen. Reagh's collection started with a Christmas present from his kids: a 1:18 Coca-cola, Volkswagen bus. From that day forward, and on ANY occasion, everyone knew what to get Reagh.

After 15 years of collecting, Reagh's friends convinced him to share his treasures with the world. In 2010, Funbugz opened for 2 seasons in Coombs, BC. It was a monumental success! With the hope of a bigger building, Reagh and the Friends of Funbugz spent the next 5 years expanding the collection and pursuing a new location. Life, however, got in the way. 

Until now.  :D

The dream of Funbugz has endured broken promises, health challenges, and a global pandemic. And like the humble beetle, Funbugz has survived it all!    

Reagh and the Friends of Funbugz are delighted to invite you, the Volkswagen lover, to visit... 

Funbugz Gallery and Gifts this Fall (2020).  

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Volkswagen means, "people's car."  

To honour the spirit of the people's car, the Funbugz museum is free for all to enjoy. 

Donations are gratefully accepted. 

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If you're like us (kinda buggy) you might want in on the fun. 
 
Consider joining us... 

The Friends of Funbugz," is our worldwide club dedicated to the restoration, preservation, and curation of vintage (air and water-cooled) Volkswagens. Stay tuned for FoF Club membership details - coming soon. 



     "Visit Funbugz, where we honour 
     the past, celebrate the present 
      and dream of the future."  
                    
                          ~ Reagh (Funbugz founder)




            
                ~ Opening Fall 2020 ~

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1343 Alberni Hwy
Unit 27
Parksville, BC V0R 1V0
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