From powdery peaks to alpine meadows, the Kootenay Rockies boasts a proud history of prospectors and pioneers. Some European settlements are still nestled in these hills following boom gold rush years when Chinese, European and the Ktunaxa First Nations battled on these lands.

3 Valley Gap Heritage Ghost Town

Located only 15 minutes west of Revelstoke, the Heritage Ghost Town has more than 25 rescued & restored historic buildings, gathered from around British Columbia.

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Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort

It would be hard to find a hot springs pool facility with such a rich history or a more magnificent view – overlooking Kootenay Lake and the Purcell Mountain range.

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BC Interior Forestry Museum

The BC Interior Forestry Museum is situated in Revelstoke, nestled between the Selkirk and Monashee mountains, beside the Columbia River in British Columbia, Canada.

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Blaylocks Mansion

A spectacular mansion and BC attraction on Kootenay Lake. This rare example of Tudor revival architecture was built in 1935 for Selwyn G. Blaylock who was the president of the C.M.&S. Co., which is the present day Teck-Cominco Metals.

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Castlegar Station Museum & Gift Gallery

Castlegar’s Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Museum is housed in a 99 year old station, one of the best preserved in the province. Once inside you can envision the hustle and bustle of the passengers boarding the trains.

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Creston & District Museum & Archives

One of the best small museums anywhere. With thousands of artifacts on display, knowledgeable interpreters, model railway and historic buildings on-site, and lovely park-like grounds, the Creston Museum is one place you don’t want to miss.

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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre will introduce you to Doukhobor culture and their unique lifestyle as it evolved in the Kootenay region of British Columbia from 1908 to 1938.

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Gold Fever Follies

In 1987, a small group of theater enthusiasts, headed by Ray Furlotte, started a musical review based on Rossland history. The show was embellished with local lore, old time tunes and real Cancan dancers from the Boomtown Garter Girls.

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Golden Museum

Located just one block off of Highway 95 South in Golden, BC is the Golden Museum. The Museum displays articles and clothing from the early years of Golden, BC.

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Hume Hotel

Formerly the Heritage Inn, the Hume Hotel has been a cherished Nelson landmark and one of the finest hotels in British Columbia since 1898. With the time-honoured tradition of hospitality excellence that began with original owners J.

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Legend Logos

This retail gift shop offers unique native gifts & collectibles, displaying traditional heritage artifacts for the Yaqan Nuki people. These include sample models of the unique sturgeon nosed canoe & the tepee. We offer commercial embroidery services.

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Prospector’s Pick General Store at Sandon Ghost Town

The Prospector’s Pick is a fabulous souvenir shop located in the historic 1900 City Hall building in the centre of Sandon. This popular store is the area’s oldest venue of local arts, quality hand-crafted goods and items from days gone-by.

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Revelstoke Museum & Archives

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.

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Revelstoke Railway Museum

Discover Canada’s railway history at the Revelstoke Railway Museum. Exhibiting fascinating artifacts, a restored CPR steam locomotive, rolling stock, a model railroad layout & much more at British Columbia’s premiere railway museum.

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Silvery Slocan Museum

Formerly the Bank of Montreal, this two-story museum features a rare brick bank vault, transportation exhibits, a collection of journals, business machines and memorabilia from the Newmarket Hotel (Victorian sitting room & kitchen).

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SS Moyie

An international treasure, the SS Moyie is the oldest surviving intact vessel of her type in the world. At the edge of Kootenay Lake, the sternwheeler rests permanently in her former port of call at Kaslo.

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The Dining Room at Ainsworth Hot Springs

Located at the historic Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort, enjoy the Springs Dining Room with friendly, professional service and a casual fine dining menu. Offering an array of homemade dishes from Breakfast to Dinner with something to tantalize everyone’s taste buds.

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The Langham Cultural Centre

First constructed as a hotel in 1896, later used as internment housing, the Langham was transformed into an arts centre with a theatre, two galleries, studios and an archival display on the Japanese Canadian internment years.

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Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art & History

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History celebrates the creativity, the history, the vibe that is Nelson, Canada’s Best Small Art Town. The Touchstones facility opened to the public in October 2006 after a $3.2 million renovation.

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Village Bistro at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre

The Village Bistro is located on the grounds of the Doukhobor Discovery Centre across from the airport in Castlegar. The Bistro specializes in famous Doukhobor vegetarian specialties such as borsch, vareniki, nalesniki and pyrahi.

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