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The SS Moyie National Historic Site

Kootenay Lake, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
+1 250-353-2525
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Fabulous attraction!

Everything about the S.S. Moyie is well done, the setting on Kootenay Lake is stunning and the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Bruce L
Richmond, Canada
via mobile
A jewel of the Kootenais

A long way up rom Nelson, but worth the trip. The drive alone is worth the trip. Beautiful vistas f... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Kettle Falls, Washington
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Kootenay Lake, Kaslo, British Columbia V0G 1M0, Canada
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Everything about the S.S. Moyie is well done, the setting on Kootenay Lake is stunning and the staff are great. Veronica was extremely helpful and informative when we discussed not only the Site, but Kaslo and Sandon, as well. The exhibits in the vessel really...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A long way up rom Nelson, but worth the trip. The drive alone is worth the trip. Beautiful vistas f Kootenay Lake. Then in Kaslo, a great restoration and tribute to the shipbuilding industry of this tiny Kootenai town.

Thank MiguelitoyCat
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Kaslo for 40+ years, and have had the pleasure of watching as this project has unfolded. I recently visited with my brother (visiting from Europe), and toured the now stationary and permanently dry docked vessel. Totally Fascinating. Excellent restorative work, and...More

Thank CanmoreFunkyDude
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We spent an afternoon going through this historic old vessel and couldn't have enjoyed it more. The quality of the restoration is excellent. A step into our history.

Thank bluestang
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Delightful self guided tour. The maintenance and presentation of the historical aspects of the ship are wonderful.

Thank scotch12335
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Found information about this place online. Not too far north from the ferry terminal at Balfour approx 30 minutes. Great to hear about the history of this vessel and also the sternwheelers in general. Loved the authenticity of the ships cook cutting food with sound...More

Thank sue123183
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Very interesting & lovingly restored historical piece. Enjoyed walking around & imagining what traveling on this sternwheeler must have been like... ladies lounge at one end, mens smoking lounge at the other & dining in the middle. Loved the sound effects too. Found that $12...More

Thank tammyp123
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place to play catch up on the local history. When you visit make sure to take your time wondering around this incredible piece of history. There are many different books available in the store so be sure to pick up at least...More

Thank stewartm791
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My husband and I took a day trip out to KASLO from Balfour, about a 30 minute drive along the Kootenay Lake. What a wonderful and charming surprise we found in this tiny town which is preserving history in a living way. First stop must...More

Thank CMR01
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It's always interesting to see where what was in the past and how people lived. The SS Moyie gives us a really good look at that era when people were more formal and different codes adhered to.

Thank Judy L
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