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. Over 1,000 artifacts represent the pioneering, fascinating arts and crafts, customs and religion of the people. The reconstructed communal village is the site for a collection of handmade household furniture, hand-spun clothing, embroidery, farm machinery and tools. It also features a textile display room, blacksmith shop and steam sauna. The Audio Visual Gallery features new exhibits annually, showcasing aspects of the Doukhobor culture and history, including a photo archive and continuous films.
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