Our Museum

We offer displays on local history, Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co., West Kootenay Power & Light Co., Rossland/Red Mountain Skiing history, and other interesting exhibits and photographs depicting the early history of Rossland.

Our Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is located at the museum for all visitors' travel information needs. We carry provincial accommodation guides, road maps, travel guides, camping guides, and many other provincial, regional, and local brochures. It also offers a place to rest and relax with a great view and free Wi-Fi. Concession snacks are also available year round.

Admission Prices

Children 5 & Under:                               Free

Youth 17 & Under:                               $5.00

Students 18+:                                        $8.00

Seniors 60+:                                          $8.00

Adults:                                                $10.00

Family Rate (2 adults + children):       $24.00

Hours of Operation

Regular Hours:                    Wednesday to Saturday              12:00 - 5:00

Mid May to end of June:     Tuesday to Sunday                     10:00 - 5:00

July and August:                   7 days a week                            10:00 - 6:00

School/group Tours and facility rentals within or outside of regular hours may be available throughout the year. Please contact us for more information.


Tour Times

Tours of outdoor displays ending in a gold panning demonstration are run daily at the following times:

June:                                                              12:00 & 2:00

July & August:                                              11:00, & 1:00

Rest of the year:      Weather dependent. Please book ahead.

Tours are approximately 1 hour in duration including the gold panning demonstration. 

Indoor tours may be available in the winter months. Please book ahead

Group Rates

Group rates are available for groups of fifteen or more people. Group tours must make a reservation by contacting the museum with at least 48 hours notice

Phone: (250) 362-7722    Fax: (250) 362-5379    Toll-Free: (888) 448-7444    E-mail: info@rosslandmuseum.ca

School Groups

School groups are welcome and we have a number of existing curriculum-based programs for all grades. Popular highlights are gold panning and viewing mineral samples. Teachers are welcome to prepare their own learning outcome or worksheet and we have past samples available on request. Tours usually run around 1.5 hours with gold panning included.

Please book early for your preferred date and time by contacting the museum:

Phone: (250) 362-7722    Fax: (250) 362-5379    Toll-Free: (888) 448-7444    E-mail: info@rosslandmuseum.ca

Birthdays and Special Events

The Museum is available for birthdays or special event bookings. Please contact the museum for more information or to seek availability. More information on booking birthdays or events can be found HERE