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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

A traditional slogan

112 Heritage Way, Castlegar
British Columbia, V1N 4M5

A rare heritage attraction nestled at the confluence of the Kootenay & Columbia rivers, this museum, on traditional orchard land, will introduce you to the unique skills, beliefs, culture & lifestyle of the Doukhobors as it was lived 1908-1938. The museum is a complete communal village which features videos, thousands of artifacts, the communal house with petch (oven), the banya (sauna), linen textiles & other crafts. The Village Gift Shop features art displays and Doukhobor Arts & Crafts for sale, CDs, books, videos & cards. The Village Bistro Restaurant is closed for renovations but the Village Market (the blue building) is host to The Apple Guy who sells fresh produce and locally made borshch.

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Months of Operation

Please note:  Off season tours are accepted by appointment.

Amenities & Facilities *

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

Policies & Restrictions

Cancellation Policy
We appreciate notice of cancellation for scheduled tours.
Group Policy
Please call ahead to arrange bus, school & corporate tours, or any groups of over 10.