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Address: 315 West First Street, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
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+1 250-837-3067
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Revelstoke Museum & Archives celebrates Revelstoke and district in a...

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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Another nice community museum in Revelstoke

The Revelstoke Museum is located in the old Post Office building, and has got nice archives and artifacts from the city since the mining and early railroad days. Skiing and... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Scott M
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Cambridge MA
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Caroga Lake NY
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Peterborough, Canada
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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 artifacts and interesting information. Highly recommended if you have some time while visiting this small... More 

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Cambridge MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Revelstoke Museum is located in the old Post Office building, and has got nice archives and artifacts from the city since the mining and early railroad days. Skiing and avalanches feature prominently. I didn't realize how long skiing, including serious backcountry, had been a thing here. And after seeing this museum, it seems miraculous to me that anyonecan get... More 

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ontario, canada
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104 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Revelstoke Museum is quite possibly the best museum in the BC Interior, with a great balance of artifacts, images, and interpretation. The new exhibit about avalanches is outstanding and really helps you appreciate the drive through nearby Rogers Pass and Glacier National Park. Don't miss the upstairs, where there is yet more to see. Also, the gift shop has... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

If you are in Revelstoke - it's just off the Trans Canada highway #1 this is well worth the visit. Modest entry fee but well worth it. Great displays and one senses a high degree of civic pride in the museum and the town.

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Thank Alan B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Really like how hands on lots of things are. Lots of great history here. Worth a stop. Cute gift shop with some local made stuff.

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Thank Kaitlyn G
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We dropped into this little museum, mostly to check out the gift shop. But the museum itself was quite interesting, showing what Revelstoke was like during the old days. We really liked what the gift shop had to offer, particular with it's retro posters, shirts and patches. Looked for these things everywhere and found them here!

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Fernie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

As a museum professional, I have visited many museums. The Revelstoke Museum is one of the best. Excellent exhibits and friendly, helpful staff. Keep up the good work. Always look forward to seeing what Cathy English and her team are doing next.

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting museum right downtown. The building itself is heritage, and the exhibits are set up very well and some are "interactive" ie: an old kitchen that you can browse through. My 6 year old daughter and I loved it. As we are part time residents of Revelstoke the local history is fascinating. Great gift store. And kids under 12... More 

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