The Opening of the S.S. Moyie National Historic Site and Kaslo Visitor Centre are on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide updates as our new timeline becomes clearer. Thank you for your understanding!
Say Ahoy to History
The Kootenay Lake Historical Society is the custodian of the S.S. Moyie, the oldest intact passenger sternwheeler in the world. The Moyie plied Kootenay Lake for 59 years.
Check out the Ship’s Attractions, Caboose, Kuskanook Ladies’ Salon & Miner’s Cabin; Open dates & hours; Tour information; the Gift Shop & Visitor Centre
Learn the rich history of the S.S. Moyie, designated a National Historic Site of Canada, and a British Columbia Historic Landmark
The Kootenay Lake Historical Society KLHS is custodian of the S.S. Moyie; looks after thousands of artifacts; and operates the Kootenay Lake Archives.
There are multiple events throughout the year, including Pirate Day and Canada Day celebrations. Join in the fun!
Step back in time and view many of the historical photos on display in the Visitor Centre, as well as in the Archives.
The Archives is responsible for a collection of materials and original photographs pertaining to the history of the Kaslo area and Kootenay Lake sternwheeler ships.
Members of the Kootenay Lake Historical Society receive free admission to the ship and site all season!
Your contributions help with the maintenance and preservation of the S.S. Moyie and site. Donations of artifacts are also accepted.
We are always looking for volunteers to help out with various projects on the ship and events on site!