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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

NATIONAL HISTORICAL SITE & MUSEUM

Celebrating over 45 years, the Doukhobor Discovery Centre in Castlegar is a rare heritage attraction nestled at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia rivers. 

This museum, on traditional Doukhobor orchard land, will introduce you to the unique skills, beliefs, culture and lifestyle of the Doukhobors as lived circa 1908-1939.

Events

Columbia Basin Cuture Tour – August 7-8, 2021
Borshch Cook-off – September 25, 2021

Communal Village

This complete communal village offers videos, thousands of artifacts, communal house with petch (oven), the banya (sauna), linen textiles and other crafts.

Village Gift Shop

The Village Gift Shop features art displays, Doukhobor arts & crafts, and sells CDs, books, videos and cards. The Village Market (blue building) is host to The Apple Guy who sells fresh produce and locally made borscht.

HOURS OF OPERATION and MORE DETAILS

Open May through September Monday to Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, Sundays noon to 5 pm.
Admission Adults $10, Students $5, Seniors $8.
Group visits and guided tours offered.

Contact Information

112 Heritage Way

CASTLEGAR, BC

V1N 4M5

1-250-365-5327

Doukhobor-Museum.org

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