Celebrating our History
Revelstoke Museum & Archives keeps alive the history and heritage of Revelstoke and district by collecting, preserving, documenting and interpreting the artifacts, records and stories of the region in a public community museum. The Museum and Archives is a place where all are welcome to participate, to learn, to share, and to explore the social, industrial and environmental history of the region.
See What's New:
Sinixt - People of the Place of the Bull Trout - New Exhibit
On June 21, 2016, National Aboriginal Day, we opened our new permanent exhibit on the Sinixt First Nation. Visit this beautiful new installation to hear the voices, and experience the perspective of the first residents of the Columbia Valley.
We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of Vancouver Foundation, Revelstoke Community Foundation, and Columbia Basin Trust, whose funding and support made this exhibit possible.
Brown Bag History: Revelstoke Origins
"Brown Bag History: Revelstoke Origins" by Cathy English is based on a series of talks given by the author at Revelstoke Museum & Archives from 2003 to 2015. This volume focuses on the early history of Revelstoke, from the original First Nations inhabitants to the development of the community. The book is available in the gift shop for $20 plus GST ($1). Shipping is available for an additional $5 for a single book within Canada. Call or email the museum to order and pay over the phone by credit card. Cheques also accepted.
Land of Thundering Snow
Visit our new exhibit "Land of Thundering Snow - avalanche research and snow science in Canada." Online exhibit with the Virtual Museum of Canada is now live at www.landofthunderingsnow.ca
NEWS UPDATE: On April 13, 2016, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Revelstoke Museum & Archives curator Cathy English received the prestigious Canadian Museums Association award for Outstanding Achievement in a Science Exhibition on behalf of the Land of Thundering Snow project team.