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1675 Tutill Court, Merritt, BC, V1K 1B8

Winter: 10:00am - 3:00pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday;
10:00am - 4:00pm Thursday;
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Statuatory Holidays.

Summer: 10:00am - 3:00pm Monday;
9:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday to Saturday;
Closed Sunday and Stat Holidays.

Archive hours: One hour after opening to one hour before closing.

Phone ahead to (250) 378-4145 if you are planning a special visit or research trip to Merritt.



A Belated Celebration of Mining Week (April 28-May)

Happy Thursday to you! 

BC Mining Week 2013, was officially declared to be April 28-My 4, 2013 by our Provincial Legislature to celebrate the mining industry. Communities throughout BC have held events and activities to celebrate. Although it was supposed to be a week long celebration, there are still events happening this week as part of BC Mining Week, including some events in Kamloops…

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Happy May Day!

May Day was actually yesterday of course, but we're celebrating it with our Throwback Thursday today! 

I'm about to let you in on a little secret. We don't know EVERYTHING down at the musuem and archives, and sometimes, we find things that are just downright confusing. 

The first picture of May Day we have in our archives is captioned three different ways in three different re-prints:

  • Merritt's…

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