About Us

We’re a regional museum, located in the Village of Midway, the heart of Boundary Country in southern British Columbia.


To gather and preserve information, records and objects of educational, historical and cultural value associated with the area and without limiting the generality of the foregoing.

Company Overview

To establish and maintain a museum for the purpose of preserving, recording and
exhibiting for public enjoyment.

General Information

Located at “Mile 0” of the Kettle Valley Railway. One of the Museum’s main attractions is the original Station House, built in 1901 and currently houses exhibits commemorating the steam railway era of Southern British Columbia and the British Columbia Provincial Police. Set on 2.5 acres with a shaded picnic area adjacent to Highway #3. Visitors can also climb aboard a restored Canadian Pacific Railway caboose and many other indoor and outdoor artifacts. The main museum houses interpretive exhibits on the Kettle River Valley’s rich cultural rail, mining, forestry, and agriculture heritage.

We have a small gift shop that where you can purchase regional history books and memorabilia.

New: We have renovated the single man’s bunkhouse for an overnight stay experience,  advanced bookings only. Email or phone the office to book. Ideal for cyclists riding the Kettle Valley Rail Trail or other groups such as families, teams, or special event.

Open Hours:
September 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Closed for the season September 23, 2019

Open again May 2020

Admission to the museum is $5.00 per person over 16 years.

Group rates for museum tours, prearranged school tours visits free .

See what is new for 2019 and consider a night in our refurbished bunkhouse.

Group rates can be arrange prior to visit.

Ask about staying in the bunkhouse, advanced bookings only. We are located on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail, ideal for cyclist.