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Kilby General Store and Hotel now open again

The museum shut down for a while during the pandemic
(File Photo/Kilby Historic Site)

The Kilby General Store and Hotel is open for business.

Kilby Historic Site officials recently announced the availability of tickets for 60-minute bookings of a lively, guided tour into the past, in full costume, no less!

Capacity is limited to 10 people in your family group or bubble and are $6.50 per person with youth 12 and under entering free. The tour looks at tools of the past, including medicines, baking supplies, children’s toys and much more.

Tickets are available online through EventBrite and can also be purchased at the Kilby Cafe.

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As for the Kilby campground, the water is slowly receding as of a July 12 announcement and rebuilding is underway. The area is subject to frequent flooding and has had issues with the Fraser River in flooding in the past.

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As of publication, the Kilby Historic Site has not yet announced a reopening date.

The historic site, meaning the grounds outside the museum, has been open since July 2.

The Agassiz-Harrison Museum is also open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Museum visitors will be asked to follow COVID-19 guidelines as set forth by provincial health autorities.

For more information, call 604-796-9576 or visit Kilby online at

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