We are open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for tours

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all tours must be booked in advance online. Members, please email us to reserve your tour time.

Tours take approximately 60 minutes and are self-guided and staff are available to answer your questions and maintain safety.

We are Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:30am – 4:00pm with a break for lunch between 12:30 and 1:30. For everyone's safety: When you arrive, you may be asked to wait a few minutes to begin your tour so staff can maintain distance between visitors at the start of the tour. Please email us if you have questions or need to make special arrangements for your tour.

Tickets & Admission

Tickets are available online or by phone 250.592.5323. Proceeds from admission fund the ongoing restoration of the Castle. Admission includes the use of our private parking lot.

We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Interact and Traveller’s cheques.

Note – Please remember that Craigdarroch Castle is a historic house museum and, as such, there are no ramps or elevators and it is not wheelchair accessible. Visitors are encouraged to leave personal possession (coats, backpacks and strollers) in their vehicle as we have no place to store them.

  • Adults – $18.52 incl. tax and processing fee of $2.02
  • Seniors (65+) – $17.46 incl. tax and processing fee of $1.96
  • Students (13+ with Valid ID) – $12.69 incl. tax and processing fee of $1.69
  • Children (6-12) – $7.91 incl. tax and processing fee of $1.41

*Children 5 and under are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Members, voucher, and pass holders, please call the office to book your tour.



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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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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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)

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