Prepare to be Surprised
Revelstoke Museum and Archives has been collecting artifacts since 1960. We now have a collection of over 6000 pieces that embodies the rich history of Revelstoke and its surrounding region. We frequently modify our exhibits to ensure the public is able to view the majority of our fascinating artifacts. See the photos and descriptions below to discover the topics that our current exhibits focus on.
Life in Revelstoke
Learn about Revekstoke's architecture, mining, agriculture, businesses, and landmarks. Gain an understaning of how life in Revelstoke has evolved over the years.
Revelstoke During World War I
Experience the conditions of Revelstoke during WWI and learn the stories of the local soldiers who fought for Canada overseas.
See the exhibit that is featured in North Columbia Enviornmental Society's Mountain Harvest book project and see what tips Revelstoke's locals have to share in regards to agricultural success.
Sinixt: People of the Bull Trout
Meet Revelstoke's indigenous people in this permanent exhibit. Listen to the Sinixt language yourself and try to smell the exhibit's sweet cedar scent.
First Tracks: The History of Skiing in Revelstoke
Revelstoke is renowned for its world-class skiing terrain. This exhibit explores the town's ski culture from the begining.
Mosaic Room: Early Settlers
Introduce yourself to Revelstoke's pioneers and discover the cultures of the nations from which they originate. Our children's play area is also located in this room and it features some crafts, books and games that will help educate kids about other cultures.
Land of Thundering Snow
See the award-winning display about the history of snow research and avalanche safety in Canada.
Discover the impact of the tragic avalanche that occurred on March, 4, 1910 at Roger's Pass.
Revelstoke Reach Map Project
Explore the history of the Revelstoke Reach, the land between Revelstoke and Shelter Bay, through interactive maps, photos, and an interview in an online exhibit.