A Vertical Adventure!

Join us on a tour of
the incredible Mascot Gold Mine, perched
on a cliff face over-looking the spectacular Similkameen Valley. Experience what life was like as a hard rock gold miner, explore the mine buildings and step back in time.

 

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Snaza'ist Discovery Centre

We’d like to welcome you to our discovery centre, where you can explore the history of the Similkameen people and the Mascot Gold Mine. Have fun with the interactive exhibits and be drawn back in time in the Similkameen photo gallery. Enter the theatre to watch a short film that tells the story of our people and mining in the Similkameen Valley – “From Ochre to Gold”.

Come learn about our culture and ancient hisory

At the Snaza'ist Discovery Centre you will also be able to learn about our culture and ancient history.  Our centre interpreters will provide a guided tour of the exhibits and learn about ancient aboriginal mining and trade.  We available we can aslo give you a flintknapping demonstration (making projectile points).  You will also learn about pictographs.

 

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What is Snaza’ist?
Snaza’ist (pronounced sna-za-ee-st) is the Similkameen word for this area; it means “striped rock place”.

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