Explore local history at the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre. The museum offers displays on Rossland’s social, cultural and sports history.
Located on the Black Bear / Le Roi Mine site. It’s designated a Kootenay Mining Region National Historic Event site. In the summer, explore Rossland’s industrial history at the outdoor exhibits. Check out artifacts such as the rope drive compressor and CPR caboose, and stop by the Le Roi Toolhouse to learn about the practices and tools used to mine the vast quantities of gold and other minerals from the depths of Red Mountain.
Regular hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm.
Summer hours: Open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm.
Outdoor Tours run daily during the summer at 11am and 3pm.
Each Tour is about 45 minutes; ending with a gold panning demonstration.
Indoor Tours are by appointment during the winter.
Group/School Tours & Event bookings are available outside regular hours.
Research Room available by appointment.
The Rossland Visitor Centre is located at the museum for all visitor travel information needs. They carry provincial accommodation guides, road maps, travel guides, camping guides and many other provincial, regional and local brochures. They also offer a place to rest and relax with coffee/tea by donation and free WiFi. Concession snacks are also available year-round. Accessible public washrooms and RV parking.