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Revelstoke Museum

315 West First Street, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
+1 250-837-3067
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If you do one thing in downtown Revelstoke - visit this brilliant little museum!

We spent literally hours in this museum - it packs a wealth of genuine artifacts and really well... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Fionn S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Smaller, diverse museum. Giving a good look at the history, the people, the industries and world... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Eric S
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Revelstoke Museum & Archives celebrates Revelstoke and district in a vibrant, interactive museum where all are welcome to participate, to learn, to share, and to explore the history of the region. Learn about how we play and work in the snow, multicultural history, and much more through two floors of exhibits.
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315 West First Street, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

We spent literally hours in this museum - it packs a wealth of genuine artifacts and really well told hehistory into a relatively small space (two floors of a large house building). We were mesmerised by all the little draws full of stuff, the great...More

Thank Fionn S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Smaller, diverse museum. Giving a good look at the history, the people, the industries and world events effects on this outpost in the mountains. Also a great, small exhibit on skiing, including a first for me, reference to "Norwegian Snow Shoes"

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were amazed to find out that Revelstoke was home to the very first ski-jump in Canada! This little nugget of history was discovered at the Revelstoke Museum and Archives which oozes with interesting facts about the origins of Revelstoke. The museum is housed in...More

Thank nessruby
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A really nice museum, with lovely staff and a really interesting, informative exhibition, telling the story of a remarkable town and its people. Also, there are records here available to the townsfolk if they are trying to find out about their properties, for example, and...More

Thank nicnac13_10
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

...much better than many small museums I've visited. Well laid out, great and knowledgeable staff, good location and gives a really good overview of the area and the influence of the railroad on the history. Well done.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very nice museum in a nice older building. I enjoyed my visit there. I can see they take pride in their town.

Thank SteamRestoration
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We seem to stop by here everytime we stay in Revelstoke. There's a lot of history for such a small city, and they do an amazing job of documenting it. There are some pretty neat pieces in the gift shop too.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Really interesting museum! Lots to see and learn about the area, nice gift store too! We liked seeing the old photos of how the area has been developed

Thank ADKMEL
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Well-organized display of Revy's rich and interesting history. Whether you like to read about it or just view the artifacts, there is plenty to satisfy all visitors to the area.

Thank macmilljk
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It was raining so we decided to stop by and check out the museum and ended up staying for about 45 minutes. It is located in the town center close to all the best restaurants and pubs. This small building is packed with many cool...More

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