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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4M5, Canada
+1 250-365-5327
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Learned alot about the Doukhobors from this exhibit but seemed to repeat itself and smaller than I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tyler B
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Interesting and informational

I was unaware that 5000 members of this religious community settled in BC. in the early 1900's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kdw38
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Tacoma, WA
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Come experience the sights and sounds of Doukhobor life in the Southern Interior of British Columbia (1908-1938). Enjoy indoor and outdoor displays, interactive educational exhibits and historical artifacts. Take a guided tour with friendly knowledgeable staff. Join us to celebrate cultural events. There’s always something to see and do at the Doukhobor Discovery Centre!
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  • Average8%
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“gift shop” (4 reviews)
“unique museum” (2 reviews)
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112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4M5, Canada
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+1 250-365-5327
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Learned alot about the Doukhobors from this exhibit but seemed to repeat itself and smaller than I thought the $30 entry rate for my family justified.

Thank Tyler B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was unaware that 5000 members of this religious community settled in BC. in the early 1900's/ Amazing how the people were so self-sufficient growing their food, making their clothing, furniture, every thing they needed. Ten buildings from various settlements have been relocated to this...More

Thank kdw38
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The heart of the complex is a re-created Doukhobar communal dwelling --- essential a two story red brick cube, furnished with historic items. Downstairs includes a kitchen, and rooms with displays. Upstairs individual rooms are furnished as typical for various different time periods. The clothing...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Very Interesting but a very standard and traditional re enactment museum. Front office employee was nice and informative but "by rote". Nice presentation and answered a couple questions and then sent us on our way to view the exhibits. Had never heard of the Doukhobor's...More

Thank paradigmwg
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The staff is amazing and the information the entire place and people provide about the Doukhobor history is amzing! I strongly recommend anyone and everyone to check the place out if you are at all interested in any of the Canadian Doukhobor's history as well...More

Thank Marlene H
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was a most interesting and infomative tour. Our hostess was friendly and showed us the highlights before we toured the rest of the centre ourselves. She was very good at answering all of our questions. This visit made us want to know more about...More

Thank dougd540
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

I was very impressed with the Doukhobor Discovery Centre. It was well curated & the exhibits were shown on the grounds & in several buildings. There were photos, paintings, written & audio information about the exhibits. Textile arts made by the Doukhobors were well represented....More

Thank Condu
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Ok so I'm a little bias as my uncle designed this site; however, it's always a place I stop when I go. The news articles, artifacts, and memorabilia has always been fascinating to me. For some reason, I see something new each time I go...More

Thank Airlea
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the very interesting and personal tour of the grounds on an early morning. The history of the Doukhobors is a fascinating story and not to be missed if in this part of BC. Lovely grounds in excellent condition. The original implements, hooked rugs,...More

Thank 541food
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It opens May 1st! But I was able to look around the outside. Lots of old stuff! Lots of history! Wished I could have gone inside?

Thank Shannon H
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