About Us

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

Our Mission

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.

Museum Overview

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

Open Hours:

Open May 20, 2024,  5 days a week from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Open June 24, 2024,  7 days a week from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Our season ends September 30 2024. After that, admission is by appointment only. Please contact us for more information.

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

Prearranged school tour visits free.

Ask about group stays in the bunkhouse, advanced bookings only with a duration of 2 weeks or more this year. We are located on the Kettle Valley Rail Trail, ideal for cyclist.