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SilverStar Mountain Museum

SilverStar Mountain Museum

Year round, exhibits are located in Chilcoot Lodge Lobby, Pinnacles Suites Lobby and Lounge, and Vance Creek Gallery in the Vance Creek Hotel stairway leading from Main Street to the Hotel Lobby.

During the summer, the Museum is located on Main Street in SilverStar Village. 


The SilverStar Mountain Museum is a partnership between SilverStar Mountain Resort, Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, and Silver Star Dreamweavers Society.

A satellite of the Vernon District Museum, the SilverStar Mountain Museum intends to preserve artifacts and stories from the past about the people and events on the mountain.

The history of human activity on the mountain goes back several hundred years and includes First Nations use, mining and forestry activities, as well as the recreational use of recent years.

Hours of Operation

June 30 to September 2 
Daily | 11:00am to 3:00pm and by appointment

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Current Exhibits
  • Mining 
  • Forestry Lookout
  • Evolution of skiing
  •  Community corner
  •  Scenic Highway

The ski history exhibit is located at the Chilcoot Lodge.


Our goal is to establish a permanent Museum location within SilverStar Village. We are seeking contributions toward our building fund and exhibit development and maintenance. Donations can be made to the Vernon Museum: on the website, or by calling 250-542-3142. 

Help us build future exhibits by donating photos, stories or artifacts from your past experiences on SilverStar. Contact Vernon Museum with your contribution.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed to help with a range of tasks. If you'd like to help out, click here to contact us.