About Us and Museum Hours

Trail Riverfront Centre (Library, Museum & Visitor Centre)  Hours of Operation as of September 14, 2020

Monday: 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday - Thursday: 9:30 AM - 7 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 5  PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM - 4 PM

The following services are offered during our hours of operation. A maximum of 10 people are permitted in the facility at one time.  Please follow all posted COVID-19 precautionary measures.

  • Library Stacks 
  • Museum Galleries
  • Computer access, by appointment only - Call 250-364-0821 to book
  • Visitor information
  • Gift Shop (card payment only)
  • Printing services
  • Research / Archives (Monday - Friday 10:30 AM - 5 PM appointments required. Call 250-364-0821.

See www.trail.ca/COVID-19 for more City of Trail facility information


The Trail Museum & Archives is located at 1505 Bay Avenue in the Trail Riverfront Centre, integrated library, museum and visitor centre

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Contact Us     

Trail Riverfront Centre (Main)

Museum & Archives Manager
Sarah Benson-Lord

Collections Coordinator
Jesslyn Jarvis

Trail Historical Society 

As owners of the collections, members of the Trail Historical Society are active collaborators in the Trail Museum & Archives.  Join the THS for a nominal annual fee and gain access to volunteer opportunities in the facility, including Exhibit and Programming Committees and the Volunteer Docent Program (guided tours).  To learn more about the Trail Historical Society, its role in the facility and current activities, please contact the Secretary at by email
Trail Historical Society

Gift Shop

Visit our Gift Shop on the first floor of the Trail Riverfront Centre to satisfy all your local history needs!  Offering local history publications, Trail Museum & Archives swag and vintage Trail Smoke Eaters souvenirs, we offer a wide range of products that support both the facility and the Trail Historical Society.  The Gift Shop accepts cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express and debit cards.
Gift Shop


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