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Hedley Heritage Museum

Opens in 5 min: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hedley town visit

We have been camping for a few times and decided to visit the town. Did the museum tour. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
169karlheinzz
Adventures in Hedley

A hidden gem...full of historical human adventures, mining and living in a gold mining town at the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Nancy Lee M
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“small town”(6 reviews)
“local history”(3 reviews)
“gold panning”(2 reviews)
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A charming heritage museum in the heart of the Similkameen Valley, that shares the towns gold mining history. The building houses a gift shop, tea room and an amazing collection of photos, stories and artifacts. The back garden is shaded and...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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712 Daly Avenue | Open May to October. See website for hours., Hedley, British Columbia V0X 1K0, Canada
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+1 250-292-8787
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been camping for a few times and decided to visit the town. Did the museum tour. Great and interesting history and great guide who made the visit a great experience. Worth the historical information.

Thank 169karlheinzz
Karen C, Volunteer at Hedley Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for visiting our little town and the museum. Safe travels.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

A hidden gem...full of historical human adventures, mining and living in a gold mining town at the turn of the century. Lovely tea room , which sells homemade lemon pie ! Clean Bathrooms on site..and comfortable verandas to relax and view the mining sites through...More

Thank Nancy Lee M
Karen C, Volunteer at Hedley Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for stopping by.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Very knowledgeable staff The museum was very cool to check out. The staff was very friendly. The lemon pie and coffee was amazing. Well worth checking out. Nice little town

Thank Diane Dragon P
Karen C, Volunteer at Hedley Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for the visit.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

An unusually well done small museum (for such a small town --- 200 residents). The museum includes a cafe ("tea room"). Well done displays, most about mining. Across from the museum is a small display/park containing mostly mining equipment. The remains of two mines (including...More

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Karen C, Volunteer at Hedley Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for visiting our museum.

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This sweet town is loaded with history. Mine lore, historic homes, and perfect pie to boot. Gets my vote.

Thank Pat P
Karen C, Public Relations Manager at Hedley Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thanks for your visit Pat.

Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

The folk from the museum couldn’t have been more welcoming and helpful. They helped find info on a long lost relative.

1  Thank jude8655
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We enjoyed our visit and the lemon meringue pie! We spent a couple of hours learning of the local history. What a hard working community it was.

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We brought our kids to the museum because they wanted to try gold panning. The museum was nice and the young volunteers were extraordinary. You can buy bags of dirt with a few flakes of gold in it. The volunteer very patiently took us outside...More

1  Thank Pdrworks
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Stopped here on a recent visit through Hedley to catch up with old friends. It was fun to walk through and see the exhibits. Interesting local history. Guide was helpful.

1  Thank Wheeligan
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Wow we thought we'd drop in and stayed for over an hour. Clean well organized and lots of items we have never seen before that reflect the local mining history. Great place.

1  Thank Linda K
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