The S.S. Moyie National Historic Site is almost ready for opening, expected July 10, 2020.
The Kaslo Visitor Centre will be open starting July 1, 2020, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm with a take out window for maps, merchandise and local visitor information. All large events (Canada Day, Pirate Day) and group tours have been cancelled for this 2020 season. Thank you for your understanding!

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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.

Plan Your Visit

Check out the Ship’s Attractions, Caboose, Kuskanook Ladies’ Salon & Miner’s Cabin; Open dates & hours; Tour information; the Gift Shop & Visitor Centre

About the S.S. Moyie

Learn the rich history of the S.S. Moyie, designated a National Historic Site of Canada, and a British Columbia Historic Landmark

Our Society

AGM July, 23 2020

The Kootenay Lake Historical Society KLHS is custodian of the S.S. Moyie; looks after thousands of artifacts; and  operates the Kootenay Lake Archives.

Events

There are multiple events throughout the year, including Pirate Day and Canada Day celebrations. Join in the fun!

Photo Galleries

Step back in time and view many of the historical photos on display in the Visitor Centre, as well as in the Archives.

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.

Become a Member

Members of the Kootenay Lake Historical Society receive free admission to the ship and site all season!

Donate

Your contributions help with the maintenance and preservation of the S.S. Moyie and site. Donations of artifacts are also accepted.

Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers to help out with various projects on the ship and events on site!