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Valemount Museum

1090 Main Street | P.O. Box 850, Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-566-4177
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Wonderful History

This little museum is packed with information about the area. The history of Valemount is tied to... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
gjsamson
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Halifax, Canada
Gem of history

Railway museum in an old station plus also a large fascinating display of local history memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Pugster2015
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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The Valemount Museum has something for every member of the family. The museum has three levels in the main building with displays on the Railway (rail camps and towns), a model railroad that even runs through the bathroom, Japanese Internment Camps, War Heroes, Old Children's Toys, Valemount Pioneers, Margaret McKirdy's Little People, James Vanslyk's Art, Valemount Schools, Sewing, an Old Bedroom.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1090 Main Street | P.O. Box 850, Valemount, British Columbia V0E 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This little museum is packed with information about the area. The history of Valemount is tied to the railway so the focus is on that. There are model trains in the basement that are running around the room. Worth the visit

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Railway museum in an old station plus also a large fascinating display of local history memorabilia and photos. Very well laid out.

Thank Pugster2015
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great little museum. Kids loved checking out the trains, the big one outside and small one running inside. Lots of books and some souvenirs for sale at reasonable prices. We actually bought some books of the area. They also had great Canada Day Festivities with...More

Thank Rob7071
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband and I enjoyed looking round the museum with its local history. Interesting for children and adults alike.

Thank CherryClift
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This museum features local history items, it is in the old train station that used to be the home of the station master. Has lots of items to see.

Thank donandsusan2016
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

There's a lot to see at this museum, the lovingly and beautifully restored train station and living quarters, miniature trains that run through the walls, full caboose car to climb into and many other exhibits. We found reading about the railway to be very interesting....More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Loved this quirky museum in an old railway station moved from the next stop up the line. Lots of railway stuff including a model railway - ask if it is not working and they will turn it on. Quirky - train even une overhead through...More

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ValemountMuse, Manager at Valemount Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for visiting our museum! We're glad you enjoyed your visit :)

Reviewed 17 November 2015

We took our children on a train adventure to Valemount and gone are the days of grand train stations replaced by flag stops with nothing more than a Via sign. A little disappointed that the Valemount train museum was closed during our visit, but we...More

Thank 768pamelak
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Great small museum with lots of information about the area. Great location, wonderful displays. Had a great time.

Thank audreyscrafts
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Great museum. Very informative. Loved the little train running around the top of the train room, it even runs into and out of the restroom!!

Thank DellaE
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