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The Doukhobor Discovery Centre is a rare heritage attraction nestled near the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia rivers. This museum, on traditional orchard land, will introduce you to the unique skills, beliefs, culture and lifestyle of the Doukhobors as was lived circa 1908-1939.

This complete communal village offers videos, thousands of artifacts, the communal house with petch (oven), the banya (sauna), linen textiles and other crafts. The Village Gift Shop features art displays, Doukhobor arts & crafts and sells CDs, books, videos and cards.

The Village Market (the blue building) is host to The Apple Guy who sells fresh produce and locally made borshch. The Village Bistro Restaurant is currently closed while the society is fundraising to renovate it.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  The museum operates May 1 through September 30. Off season tours by appointment only.

Amenities & Facilities *

Accessible Facilities Pets Allowed (Conditions may apply)
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Cancellation Policy
We appreciate notice of cancellation of scheduled tours.
Group Policy
Please call ahead to arrange bus, school & corporate tours, or any groups of over 10.
Mobility Restrictions
Our facility has been upgraded to be mostly wheelchair accessible.
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