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About Revelstoke

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Revelstoke CPR Station from the hill above, circa 1940s. Earle Dickey photograph.
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Location

Relax and unwind in our beautiful garden getaway.  This space is open to the public during museum hours and entry is free of charge.

The garden is maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers. If you wish to join them please let us know. They are always happy to find new people who wish to tend the garden.

The Heritage Garden was presented with an Award of Honour from the B.C. Heritage Society in 2005. Landscape Architect Barbara Johnstone Davidson and Curator Cathy English accepted the award on behalf of the Heritage Garden Committee.

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The Gift Shop

We proudly offer locally made items, as well as products from all over our talented province. There is no charge for coming in and browsing our Gift Shop – drop in and see what we’ve got, stock is always changing!

Parlour Room

Take a rest during your visit in our beautifully furnished parlour room. Try out our trivia quizzes, fold a paper crane using our origami paper, and check out our selection of vintage books.  

Archives/Reference Room

Thousands of records allowing in depth research of our community as far back as the late 1800's. Our resources are very useful for genealogists. Ask a staff member for assistance with your archival and reference questions. 

Children's Play Area

Exploring a museum with young children can be a challenge. This is why we have a children's play area that museum visitors are welcome to use. 

 
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A Building with a history

Our beautiful building was constructed in 1926 as the Revelstoke Post Office and Customs, on a site chosen in 1910 by Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier. The building became home to Revelstoke Museum & Archives in July 1974.

 

 

Activities in Revelstoke