Our History in Pictures

Are you ready for the Rossland Winter Carnival? The Rossland Museum is …

This photo is from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection, digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History.
Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives where they can be scanned and you retain the original.

This photo is from the Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre collection, digitized courtesy of the Columbia Basin Institute of Regional History. Do you have original photos capturing Rossland’s storied history? Consider donating them to the Rossland Archives where they can be scanned and you retain the original.

Who’s ready for the Winter Carnival?

We’ve got lots of fun outdoor events planned for the Carnival next weekend, so be sure to drop by the museum for snowman-making, tobogganing, maple taffy, hot chocolate, and more!

Here’s an impressive photo of E. Engen ski jumping at the Winter Carnival in 1911. The Rossland Winter Carnival dates all the way back to 1898, with the only interruptions of the Carnival have been due to the 1918 Spanish Influenza, The Great Depression, World War II, and COVID-19.

Learn more about the Rossland Winter Carnival at www.rosslandmuseum.ca/carnival.

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