Valemount and Area Museum

Identity area

Identifier

VAL

Authorized form of name

Valemount and Area Museum

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Museum

Contact area

 

Sue Marko Primary contact

Type

Museum Administrator

Address

Street address

1090 Main Street

Locality

Valemount

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

Telephone

250-566-4177 (summer)

Fax

250-566-4244

Email

Note

Type

Mailing Address

Address

Street address

P.O. Box 850

Locality

Valemount

Region

BC

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0E 2Z0

Telephone

Fax

Email

URL

Note

Description area

History

The Valemount and Area Museum was opened in 1992 and is operated by the Valemount Historic Society. The museum acquires artifacts, archival records, and reference material relating to the Valemount and Mount Robson Park area including Tete Jaune Cache, Red Pass, and Albreda.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

The museum acquires archival records and reference material relating to the Valemount and Mount Robson Park area including Tete Jaune Cache, Red Pass, Albreda, and Croydon. Holdings include records (textual records, photographs, and maps) of community groups, individuals and businesses in the area, as well as records of the Canadian National Railways Red Pass Junction Station and Valemount Station.

Buildings

Holdings

Inclusive Dates: 1913 to present<br /> Predominant Dates: 1930s to present

Finding aids, guides and publications

<a href="http://www.valemountmuseum.ca/" target="_blank">Website</a> includes links to virtual exhibits utilizing archival records. The <a href="http://appserve.noratek.com/pls/cats_web/cats_web.item_search" target="_blank">collections database</a> is hosted by <a href="http://www.theexplorationplace.com/" target="_blank">The Exploration Place</a> in Prince George.

Access area

Opening times

Mid May-June 30 Tues-Sat. 10am-5pm
July 1-Aug 31 7 days a week 10am-6pm
Sept 1-30 Tues-Sat. 10am-5pm

Closed October to mid May.

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 24, 2011, and August 20, 2015.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Clipboard

Primary contact

1090 Main Street
Valemount, BC
CA