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We are open for tours Thursday through Sunday. Purchase tickets when you arrive. 

IT’S TIME FOR SEASONAL SPLENDOUR AT CANADA’S HISTORIC CHRISTMAS SITE

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The holidays are a magical time at the Castle, and the Christmas season is quickly approaching.

The holidays are a magical time at the Castle, and the Christmas season is quickly approaching. Beginning December 1, visitors will experience a unique glimpse into authentic Victorian traditions as part of their self-guided tour.

Although Christmas might look and feel different this year — The Castle hopes to bring the true spirit of Christmas alive, as we all celebrate togetherness! This year undoubtedly will be one of our more challenging ones, but this festive season inspires hope and love. Book your tour online.

THE PERFECT GIFT AWAITS

Be sure to visit the Castle Gift Shop where you’ll find a treasure trove of unique products by local artisans to bring joy to everyone on your list.

** Please note that the Castle will be closed December 25, 26 and January 1 so our staff and volunteers can spend time with their families. Happy Holidays!

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MEET THE DUNSMUIRS

Robert and Joan Dunsmuir had two sons, eight daughters and plenty of exploits. The Castle weaves a fascinating tale of this intriguing family – their achievements, their relationships and even their quirks.

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ABOUT THE CASTLE

Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

We are open for tours Thursday through Sunday from 10:00am – 4:00pm (closed Monday & Tuesday), (Please note that we are closed December 25th, 26th, and January 1st.)

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