Welcome to Kilby Historic Site
Experience a fascinating look at BC rural life and history,
plus a refreshing step back in time!
Explore Kilby Historic Site
BC’s Museum of Rural Life
Located near the junction of the Harrison and Fraser Rivers, the Kilby Historic Site stands as the only reminder of the once thriving community of Harrison Mills, British Columbia, Canada.
Step back in time and enjoy a leisurely tour of the Kilby Historic Site with its magnificent 1906 General Store Museum. Visitors will view a fascinating gallery of product packaging dating back to the 1920s and 1930s. Don’t miss the intriguing artifacts in the heritage Post Office and Manchester House Hotel; both were an integral part of the Harrison Mills community at the turn of the twentieth century.
This event is still being planned and is subject to change — 3 Day Event – October 9, 10, 11, 2021 — Stroll through our beautiful grounds and experience the...
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Giving Thanks: 50/50 Raffle 2021
Deadline: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:00am
We are a charity non-profit historical society and rely on the generous support of those who share our passion to keep our site alive.
Your support helps us continue with our educational programming, exhibits, programs for seniors, publications, and more.
Our Mission is to be caretakers of the past and builders of the future. The Kilby Historic Site exists to encourage the next generation to be inspired by and learn about the rural history of Harrison Mills, BC.
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Once a thriving little community What a neat place. Check it out when there may be an interpreter on site. Was a great... read more
stopped for an ice cream we just popped in for ice cream, it was ice cream, so it was good!
Birchwood Dairy ice cream, one was... read more