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Established in 1955, the Rossland Historical Museum and Archives Association is a not-for-profit society whose mission is to preserve and dynamically present the heritage of Rossland and area. The Rossland Historical Museum & Archives Association...more
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1100 BC-3b | Junction of Highways 3B & 22, Rossland, British Columbia V0G 1Y0, Canada
We always love a local museum. Plenty of free parking admission was cad 19.99 for 2 adults. The exhibits are a little tired,especially the ones outside. You could not read most of the signage as it is all faded with the letters falling off. There...More
Yesterday was raining so we decided to go to the Rossland museum. I am not usually a museum person but I loved this one. It has such a variety of exhibits that should appeal to all interests. The exhibits trace the history of Rossland from...More
This is a large, apparently well funded, museum for a small town --- containing many interesting and unusual exhibits. Rossland was a classic mining town, pure and simple---which in recent years has become a trendy "thriving ghost town", because of the nearby Red Mountain Ski...More
We stopped into this Museum on our way through to somewhere else. We did not expect to pay a specified fee (we are used to Museums requesting a donation, where we are typically generous) so we did not actually 'tour' the main building. However, there...More
A fascinating look at the history of the gold mining boom town. Fun kids activities and community presentations. Be sure to explore the grounds to see buildings and mining equipment from the late 1800s.
The Rossland Museum is worth while stopping. They have a wonderful display, very interpretive and well thought out. You can even do some gold panning and look at some rocks under some fluorescent lighting..very cool! Just wish they would open up the mines again..very disappointing...More
Excellent way to spend a day. The museum is thoughtfully laid out with very good artifacts, photos and memorabilia. You get a real sense of the history of Rossland and the early settlers and the incredible hard work that went into the building of the...More