Ed Talk: Ktunaxa Survivors Panel

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

Join the Cranbrook History Centre for a very special panel. Pete Sanchez, Bertha Andrew, and Joan O'Neil are Ktunaxa survivors of the Residential School System, Sixties Scoop and Foster Care System. We are honoured to have them share their experiences and how they continue to move forward with us. The discussion will be moderated by […]

Free

Toddler Tuesday – Whistles, Horns and Steam!

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

Join us for story time in one of our historic train cars! Free activity hosted by the museum afterwards. 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 […]

Free

Mother’s Day Tea and Brunch

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

The Cranbrook History Centre is pleased to offer a brunch to its Mother's Day offerings, the morning will have tea and a brunch in the Royal Alexandra Hall and our afternoon offering will be High Tea in the historic Argyle train car.   Royal Alexandra Hall - Enjoy the elegant décor of the 1906 hall […]

2023 Annual General Meeting – Cranbrook History Centre

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

Cranbrook History Centre’s 2023 Annual General Meeting NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Cranbrook Archives, Museum and Landmark Society will be held at the Cranbrook History Centre’s Royal Alexandra Hall, 57 Van Horne St. S, Cranbrook BC, on May 25th, 2023 at 6:00 pm Mountain Time for the following purposes: […]

Rock and Gem Show – Vendors Sign Up

-Last day to register tables for this event June 6th-   The Cranbrook History Centre 3rd Annual Rock and Gem is returning on June 9 to 11, 2023. Be sure to mark it on your calendar and book your tables now! Vendors, exhibitors, mineral collectors, rockhounds, craftspeople who work with stone, and artists from BC […]

Trivia 80’s Night

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

The Cranbrook History Centre will be hosting a Trivia 80's Night on Wednesday, June 7th, MC'd by our Programs and Events assistant Travis. Tickets will be $40 per team of 4. We encourage people to create teams in advance, so make sure to give your team an awesome name!  The Night will include 50 questions […]

$40

3rd Annual Rock & Gem Show

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

Show Details:   The 3rd annual Rock and Gem Show is a three-day event celebrating vendors, exhibitors, mineral collectors, rockhounds, craftspeople who work with stone, and artists from BC and southern Alberta.   Show Hours: Friday, June 9th: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, June 10th: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, June 11th: 10:00 […]

$6

Ed Talk – Janice Strong’s – “40 years in the Kootenay”

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

“40 years in the Kootenay” Things have changed and things stayed the same.    The presentation is about Janice's experiences living in Cranbrook and working in Kimberley. The show features her photographs of diverse Kootenay outdoor locations, local history, social, people, and lively tales of things that happened while exploring the grand mountains around here. The one-hour […]

Free

Junior Paleontology Summer Camp

Paleontology Lab

JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGY Ages 6-8 The Junior Paleontology program is designed to engage the most curious minds and active hands. Over the course of five days, junior paleontologists will learn about geology, evolution and extinction, fossils and paleontology as a whole through various crafts and games. This week-long camp will culminate in a dinosaur-themed scavenger hunt […]

$262.50

Junior Conductors Summer Camp

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

The Junior Conductors Camp program is designed for train enthusiasts! Over the course of five days, junior conductors will learn all about trains through tours, models, stories, crafts and games, such as our latest escape train. This week-long camp will culminate in a train-themed, off-site adventure!   More Information and Registration HERE!

$262.50

Ed Talk – Andrew Boden – “Welcome to the What-if Universe: On Writing Counterfactual History”

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

Join us on August the 2nd from 7:00-8:30pm for a free presentation and writing workshop with Cranbrook born Andrew Boden.   Welcome to the What-if Universe: On Writing Counterfactual History What if? If you're a writer, this seemingly simple question is an invitation to let your creative juices flow and play on the page. Too often, […]

Free

Junior Paleontology Summer Camp

Paleontology Lab

JUNIOR PALEONTOLOGY Ages 6-8 The Junior Paleontology program is designed to engage the most curious minds and active hands. Over the course of five days, junior paleontologists will learn about geology, evolution and extinction, fossils and paleontology as a whole through various crafts and games. This week-long camp will culminate in a dinosaur-themed scavenger hunt […]