Revelstoke Railway Museum

Identity area

Identifier

RRM

Authorized form of name

Revelstoke Railway Museum

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum;Historical Society

Contact area

 

Jennifer Dunkerson, Executive Director Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

719 Track Street West

Locality

Revelstoke

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-837-6060, North America toll-free, 1-877-837-6060

Fax

250-837-3732

Email

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 3018

Locality

Revelstoke

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0E 2S0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Revelstoke Railway Museum is operated by the Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society in Revelstoke, B.C. The museum acquires, preserves and makes accessible archival materials relating to the creation and ongoing operations of the Canadian Pacific Railway within a geographic area from Kamloops to the Great Divide.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Sponsor: Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The museum's policy is to entertain, inform, and involve the people of Revelstoke and visitors in a Canadian Pacific Railway Heritage experience emphasizing "The Big Steam Era" from the Great Divide to Kamloops. The museum collects and preserves archival materials concerning the creation and ongoing operations of the Canadian Pacific Railway within the geographical area mentioned above and provides regular reference services.

Buildings

Holdings

Total Volume: 6 m of text, over 700 photographs<br /> Inclusive Dates: 1881-1996<br /> Predominant Dates: 1940-1960

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a target=newpage href="http://www.railwaymuseum.com">Website</a> provides general information about the holdings and services of the archives, along with a selection of digitized photographs from its holdings.

Access area

Opening times

Museum's 2011 Hours:
July & August, Daily, 9:00am to 8:00pm
September & October, Daily, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Nov., Dec., Jan. & Feb., Closed Wed. & Thurs., Call 250-837-6060
March, Closed Wed. & Thurs., 11:00am to 4:00pm
April, Closed Wednesday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
May & June, Daily, 9:00am to 5:00pm

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Revised by BCANS Coordinator, March 20, 2011.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

719 Track Street West
Revelstoke, BC
CA