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Doukhobor Discovery Centre

112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4M5, Canada
+1 250-365-5327
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Very Interesting but a very standard and traditional re enactment museum. Front office employee... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
paradigmwg
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The staff is amazing and the information the entire place and people provide about the Doukhobor... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Marlene H
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112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, British Columbia V1N 4M5, Canada
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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 Doug D
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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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Reviewed 14 March 2017

As a Doukhobor scholar, I was involved with the Doukhobor Centre since its origin in the 1970's as the Doukhobor Village Museum. A reconstructed CCUB Doukhobor Community Village, it represents & houses a host of diverse structures & artifact representative of Doukhobor life in B.C....More

1  Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

While not being Russian I found this place of history very interesting and goes back many years re housing, farming and how these people way back when suffered many disasters bunt kept on going.

1  Thank Happy77083
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had never heard of the Doukhobor community before. What an interesting story they have...and its all told at this Discovery Centre. We were particularly interested in their pacifism and their vegetarian diet. They have a gift shop where I purchased a Doukhobor rug handwoven...More

2  Thank HonugirlHawaii
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