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. The Society also operates the Kootenay Lake Archives, which is responsible for a collection of materials and original photographs pertaining to the history of the Kaslo area and Kootenay Lake sternwheeler ships.
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
The Kootenay Lake Historical Society KLHS is custodian of the S.S. Moyie; looks after thousands of artifacts; and operates the Kootenay Lake Archives.
Join us for all the fun and excitement. Check out our events and activities - from Pirate Day to Archive Displays.
Peek into the past with our countless pictures, videos and other media. You're welcome to use our pictures as long as you give photo credit to our Society.
Our Archive Library has many interesting documents, maps, architectural plans, photos and more for your investigation; along with friendly archivists to help.
Membership is the best way to unlimited & affordable all-season admittance to the S.S. Moyie. It also supports our society to conserve & promote local history.
Keep the Boat Afloat. The S.S. Moyie Ship and our Society are entirely self funding, relying on grant applications, admission rates & your generous donations.
We depend on people like you to help keep our Ship and Services ongoing. What's your interest area? We're sure to have a job you'll love.