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Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre at St. Eugene Mission

Discover First Nations cultural tourism in the Rockies. The Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre, located in the St. Eugene's Mission, offers a rustic teepee village, arts & crafts and museum-quality exhibits.
7468 Mission Road, Cranbrook, BC
 P: (250) 489-2372

The Doukhobor Discovery Centre

Re-creation of a typical Doukhobor Village as lived in from 1908 - 1938 Hours: 10:00 - 5:00 Daily [last tour 5:00] May 1 - Sept. 30
112 Heritage Way, Castlegar, BC
Email: larryewashen@telus.net
 P: (250) 365-5327

The Glass House

This unusual roadside attraction was built from over half a million discarded embalming fluid bottles.
Tours of the estate are available seven days a week, May to October.
Gift shop also located on property just 25 miles north of Creston on the shores of Kootenay Lake.
11341 Highway 3A, R#1 S5 C11, Boswell, BC
 P: (250) 223-8372

Greenwood Demolition Derby

Two day Annual event takes place in June. Over $1700 in cash prizes. The main event, Powder Puff, and grudge match provide 'bang up' action. PLUS this website features other things to see and do in the historic mining town of Greenwood.
Box 430, Greenwood, BC
 P: (250) 445-6323

Fort Steele Heritage Town

Welcome to Fort Steele, the fun capital of East Kootenay. The steam railway goes through here now, transporting both adults and children back to a friendlier, more carefree time. Walk into the luxury of the North-West Mounted Police Officers' Quarters and imagine Galbraith's Ferry in 1887, sitting down to dinner with a full table service and servants in the back room. Or walk out and catch a wagon pulled by large black Clydesdale horses. The ride through time is pungent with odours from the bakery (and the horses), the field crops (and the horses) and the flower gardens (and the horses). Let your youngsters follow the White Polish, Barred Rock, Black Giants and other 19th century breeds of chickens as they wander the site. Tiring of that they may want to watch our young Cotsold lambs gambol about the pasture. They are part of a small herd of this rare breed that Fort Steele is trying to build. The amusements for young children are legion, and we haven't even talked about the 19th century confection and candy store located on site. For those craving more substance, there are fifty exhibit buildings to delight all ages, as well as incredibly successful street drama presentations. Follow the series of vignettes as they occur throughout the site, and get exposed to history as your history teacher never imagined it. Fort Steele Heritage Town is a happening place.
9851 Highway 93/95, Fort Steele, BC
 P: (250) 417-6000

Verigin's Tomb Cemetery

Peter Verigin - a Russian who immigrated to Canada and led the Doukhobors from Saskatchewan to settle in the Kootenays
Castlegar, BC

Zuckerberg Island Heritage Park

Alexander Zuckerberg - a great Russian writer, humanitarian and pacifist who came to Canada to teach Doukhobor children
Come take a walk around our island park and discover a heritage of human and natural history unique within the Columbia River Valley
8th St. and 7th Ave - follow signs
Castlegar, BC
 P: (250) 365-6440

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