A deeper dive into the Castle
Craigdarroch Historical Museum Society was established over half a century ago and in that time we have accumulated an impressive array of information and artifacts about this fascinating piece of our heritage and the fascinating people who made stories there.
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
PLAN YOUR VISIT
We are open Friday Saturday and Sunday from 10:30am - 4pm (closed Monday & Tuesday), with a break for lunch between 12:30 and 1:30 (Please note that we are closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st)Learn More