Kamloops Museum and Archives in Kamloops, British Columbia


Kamloops Museum and Archives

Three floors of permanent and traveling exhibits make this museum one of the best historic attractions in Kamloops. Join a group for a guided tour or explore solo:

  • Clothing
  • Communication equipment
  • Industrial and agricultural artifacts
  • Fur trading information
  • Gold rush pieces,
  • First Nations history
  • Geology display
  • Kamloops’ very first automobile
  • Lots of hands on opportunities for families!



NEW ~ Self- Directed Walking Tour with MP3

Think Green Publishing, publishers of Arrival Kamloops and arrivalkamloops.com in partership with the City of Kamloops and Kamloops Museum and Archives are pleased to announce their self-directed walking tour!  Ten months in the making, it is here to satisfy locals and visitors.  Use it in conjunction to Arrival Kamlops Magazine to get the full effect.  The first edition the printed walking tour is available in is the November issue of Arrival Kamloops.  The MP3 podcast is available for download now - click HERE to download!  


Kamloops Museum Hours of Operation and Admission


The Kamloops Museum and Archives is located in downtown Kamloops at the corner of 2nd Avenue and Seymour Street in the bright gold building.


Open Year Round
Tuesday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open late on Thursdays until 7:30 p.m. (May - October)
Closed on Statutory Holidays


Admission is by recommended donation
$3.00 - adults, $1.00 - 18 and under.


Kamloops Museum Current Exhibitions

*NEW* Children's Museum

The Children's Museum, located on the first floor of the Kamloops Museum & Archives and includes interactive displays:

  • Dress up area
  • Puppet theatre
  • Space station themed reading area
  • Steamship station. 
  • Water table
  • Games to play
  • Models to make

The Children's Museum closes 30 minutes before the rest of the Museum.


Kamloops Museum Upcoming Programs

Pre-registration required for all programs, please reference course numbers.

For a full list of courses and information, please click here to view the Kamloops Museum Events Calendar.




Contact The Kamloops Museum and Archives

207 Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC

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Phone: 250-828-3576
Email: museum@kamloops.ca
Website: http://www.kamloops.ca/museum/index.shtml