Mothers Day Tea

Spoil your loved ones this Mother’s Day! Tickets are now available for our 4th annual Mother’s Day tea, This year we will have four separate times to enjoy High Tea in our Historic Argyle Dining Car. Last year's tickets sold out fast, so we have added more options for you. 11 AM - 12:30 PM […]

Toddler Tuesday: Sequencing

Sequencing Crafts and Games 10:30-11:30am May 14, 2024 Register here.  If spots fill up, you can email to be notified of any cancellations.


Natural History Day Camp: Wildlife Exhibits!

Natural History Day Camp 8:30am – 4:00pm (Ages 5-10) This one-of-a-kind day camp will include access to the Wildlife Festival Exhibits in addition to the regular day camp activities! Register here. A registration form will be emailed prior to camp to collect essential info, such as emergency contacts, authorized pick-ups, allergies and necessary accommodations.


Wildlife Festival

Cranbrook HIstory Centre 57 Van Horne Street South, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

CRANBROOK – SEE A SLOTH! Hug a boa constrictor. Pet a Wallaroo! See the world's largest porcupine!  All this and more as the Wildlife Festival debuts in Cranbrook with a not to be missed event May 17 – 19! Featuring 3 Exhibits! Living Dragons - Explore the mythical world of dragons and learn about their […]


Kootenay Home Ed Conference

Royal Alexandra Hall 57 Van Horne Street S, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

The debut Kootenay Home Ed Conference is happening here on Saturday May 25th, 2024. There will be speakers from across BC sharing about all different aspects of home learning. There will surely be something for everyone, no matter where you are on your journey! Visit the Kootenay Home Ed Conference page for more information and […]

$10 – $50

Toddler Tuesday: Trains!

Join us for story time in one of our train cars or fossil exhibit and a theme-based craft! As a way of connecting our community with our collections, the museum is partnering with the Cranbrook Public Library on this monthly program. The hour-long program offers a free story time led by the library, and a […]


Ed Talk: Heritage Fair – CANCELLED

Royal Alexandra Hall 57 Van Horne Street S, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

Unfortunately, we have to cancel this event. We hope to see you at our next Ed Talk on June 26th with Jim Cameron who will be presenting on the Baker Boys!


Vendors Needed – Rock, Gem and Fossil – Vendor Table Rental

Royal Alexandra Hall 57 Van Horne Street S, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

We are thrilled to announce the 4th Annual Rock, Gem, and Fossil Show, scheduled to take place on June 7th, 8th, and 9th at The Royal Alexandra Hall. As a respected and esteemed vendor in the gem industry, we would like to extend a warm invitation for you to exhibit at our event. We at […]

4th Annual Rock, Gem and Fossil Show!

Royal Alexandra Hall 57 Van Horne Street S, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

The Cranbrook History Centre is proud to bring back its Rock, Gem and Fossil Show to the East Kootenays. We have been successful in 2022 and 2023 and can't wait to bring more to 2024!! Join us from June 7th to the 9th for all the Rocks, Gems and Fossils you can buy! Kids Fun, […]


AGM – 2024

Annual General Meeting (AGM) Announcement Dear Members, We are delighted to invite you to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Cranbrook Archive, Museum & Landmark Foundation, which will be held on June 13th at 7:00 PM at The Cranbrook History Centre. The AGM is a vital opportunity for members to review the museum's achievements, […]

FINAL Natural History Day Camp for 2023-2024

Natural History Day Camps 8:30am – 4:00pm (Ages 5-10) Day camps consist of natural history themed experiments, crafts, games, indoor and outdoor exploration, and movie and popcorn on the train! Register for the following day camps by clicking on the linked dates below: June 7 June 14 A registration form will be emailed prior to […]


Ed Talk: Disturbing the Sleeping Buffalo with Sally Thompson

Join us at the Cranbrook History Centre on Friday, July 19th from 7:00-8:30pm for a reading from Sally Thompson's new book, Disturbing the Sleeping Buffalo. Doors open at 6:30pm. Tea, coffee and water will be provided. Books will be available for purchase. REGISTER HERE.   HELENA, MONTANA – May 21, 2024 – Renowned anthropologist and […]