Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Lytton Museum and Archives

Identity area

Identifier

LYTT

Authorized form of name

Lytton Museum and Archives

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Municipal

Contact area

 

Marie Heaster Primary contact

Type

Address

Street address

420 Fraser Street, PO Box 640

Locality

Lytton

Region

B.C.

Country name

Canada

Postal code

V0K 1Z0

Telephone

250-455-2254

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The museum is housed in a Canadian National Railway foreman’s house built in the early 1940’s. The Museum opened on July 1, 1995 and has been operated by volunteers since then. We also maintain displays in a CN caboose across the street from our building.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Holdings

Holdings cover local First Nations, early explorers, 1858 gold rush, early area settlers, Village of Lytton history, and the building of the Cariboo Wagon Road, the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway.

Finding aids, guides and publications

Access area

Opening times

We are open 7 days a week during tourist season. The rest of the year we are open only when volunteers are available. Research or group visits may may be arranged by emailing the museum.

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

Primary contact

420 Fraser Street, PO Box 640
Lytton, B.C.
CA V0K 1Z0