Neighbouring Institutions

The Kootenays are a sea of mountains, lakes, and forests tastefully ornamented with an occasional community. The population is slightly smaller than that of Prince Edward Island, but it is spread over nearly ten times the area. It is remarkable that such a widely dispersed people have produced the wealth of museums and art galleries shown here, although a few of these links are to neighbouring valleys, and two are across the border, yet, this is still an impressive list.

Regional Museums

Revelstoke Railway Museum
Doukhobor Village Museum
SS Moyie Historic Site
Museum of Rail Travel, Cranbrook
Rossland Museum
Trail Museum
Revelstoke Museum and Archives
Creston and District Museum
Fort Steele
Castlegar & District Heritage Society
Fernie and District Historical Society
Salmo Museum
Boundary Museum, Grand Forks
Kimberley Heritage Museum
Nakusp Museum
Kelowna Museum Association
Golden Museum
Windermere Valley Museum, Invermere
Sandon Museum
Selkirk College Archives
Arrow Lakes Historical Society
Greenwood Museum
Silvery Slocan Museum, New Denver
Nikkei Memorial Internment Centre
Kettle River Museum
NW Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane WA
Wenatchee Valley Museum, Wenatchee WA

Regional Art Galleries

Kootenay Art Gallery
Grand Forks Art Gallery
Kamloops Art Gallery
Kelowna Art Gallery
Art Gallery of the South Okanagan
Vernon Public Art Gallery
Alternator Gallery, Kelowna
Langham Cultural Centre, Kaslo
Centre 64, Kimberley
VISAC Community Art Gallery, Trail

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