Welcome to
the Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum

Take a virtual tour of the museum!


We are now on our Fall and Winter hours!

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, open Wednesday to Sunday 11:00am- 4:00pm

Chats with Ray

Ray Olson is the author of several books, "From Liaboe to Loos, and Beyond", "Ghost Towns on the East Line", and"Hutton". He will be at the Railway and Forestry Museum for the next several Sundays (Jan. 27, Feb. 3 and 10th) from 1:00pm-3:00pm giving a talk about life and times on the East Line from logging , to railway and much more! If you have stories or images you want to share or know someone who does, come on down and join in the conversation! Light refreshments will be provided 

Railway and Forestry Museum CLOSED from December 31, 2018 until January 15, 2019

The museum will be CLOSED from December 31, 2019 until January 15, 2019.

We will reopen on January 16 with our regular fall and winter hours (Wednesday to Sunday 11 am - 4 pm).



Thank you to everyone for stopping by the Railway and Forestry Museum in 2018, what a blast we had this year!

From our museum family to yours, we wish you the very best in the New Year!

We are excited for the many adventures 2019 has in store, and look forward to sharing the adventures with YOU!!

Plan Your Visit

Fall and Winter Hours

September 4 - May 17, 2019

OPEN Wednesday - Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

**The Museum will be CLOSED from December 31, 2018 - January 15, 2019. We open with regular hours on January 16.

The Cottonwood Minitrain runs on the weekends (weather permitting), every half an hour starting at 11:30 am running until 3:30 pm.

Summer Hours Hours

May 18, 2019  - Sept 2, 2019

OPEN 7 days a week from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Cottonwood Minirail Train runs daily (weather permitting) every 30 minutes, beginning at 10:30 am ending at 4:30 pm



$26.00 Family (2 adults & up to 3 children)

$8.00 Adults
$7.00 Seniors (65+) and Youth (13-17)
$5.00 Children (3-12) Under 3 is free

Rides on the Cottonwood Minirail Train are $3.00 per person per ride

*For information on group rates and field trips, please call (250) 563-7351

*Plus applicable taxes. Subject to change without notice 

Upcoming events

Mother's Day Tea - May 12, 2019

Steam Punk Festival - June 14, 2019 to June 16, 2019

Father's Day Pancake Breakfast - June 16, 2019

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