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Museums

Meander along Victoria Street and keep an eye out for all the heritage sites along the way. Spend an afternoon in the Museum and Archives or visit a historic cemetery. Heck, you’re on vacation, why not experience a train robbery on the 2141 Steam Locomotive?

No matter how you spend your time in Kamloops, be sure to glimpse into its imperfect past and relish in all the stories about surviving and thriving in this rugged region.

 

Kamloops Museum and Archives

207 Seymour Street

Established in 1937, the permanent display evolves constantly to showcase Kamloops culture through the voices of its many communities. With a collection of over 20,000 artifacts and home to one of the oldest and largest Archives in the Interior, there is no shortage of history.

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Kamloops Heritage Railway

#3-510 Lorne Street

All aboard! The heritage 2141 steam train offers 1-hour excursions through the months of July and August on their Spirit of Kamloops Rail Tours. Special event trains are also offered such as: Canada Day Fireworks Special, Trick or Treat Train, Ghost Train and the Spirit of Christmas Train.

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Firehall Museum

1205 Summit Drive

Located in one of Kamloops’ fire stations, this small museum provides information on the fire departments history in our city. Call ahead for tours 250.372.5131.

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Historic Cemeteries

Chinese Cemetery | 850 Lombard Street
Pioneer Cemetery | 780 Lorne Street

 

 

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