Cranbrook Museum

The Cranbrook Museum celebrates the rich heritage and cultural characteristics of Cranbrook and the East Kootenay region. Situated in the original 1898 Cranbrook Freight Shed, displays include Dr. Green’s medical equipment, CPR related artifacts, and wildlife within the region. Informative panels with incredible pictures of Cranbrook’s early years will have you amazed at some incredible stories and people who built the city.


Museum Admission
Adult $5.00 + GST
Seniors (65+) $3.00 + GST
18 & Under $3.00 + GST
5 & Under FREE
Family (2 adults and 2 children) $14.00 + GST

1898 Cranbrook Freight Shed Gallery Openings

Phase 1 – Open Spring 2015: Cranbrook History Gallery/Lower Freight Shed

The Cranbrook History Gallery will showcase topics that highlight the history and culture of our area. This will include local history and folklore, natural history, palaeontology, and Ktunaxa First Nation traditions.

Phase 2 – Open June 25, 2018: Paleontology Gallery/Ted Fiedler Room/Lower Freight Shed

The Paleontology Gallery (featuring a collection donated by Michel Plourde) is the newest edition to the Cranbrook History Centre. It features a number of fossils from the Fort Steele and Burgess Shale regions, as well as a beautiful mural painted by Rosalie Dureski.

Phase 3 – Opening TBA: Exhibition Galleries/Upper Freight Shed

The Exhibition Galleries will consist of temporary and permanent galleries that will focus on local and national content. This will allow the Centre to have new and exciting displays that will be changed on a regular basis.