Hours & Rates

Visitors are welcome to walk through the streets of Barkerville between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm, 365 days a year. The amenities, exhibits, and experiences that are available during your visit will change with the seasons.

Spring & Fall

May 14 – June 19, 2020
September 8 – 27, 2020

Exhibits, shops, eateries, accommodations, and interpretations are open.

Visitors’ Reception Centre:
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Historic Town:
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Administration Office:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Summer

June 20 – September 7, 2020

Exhibits, shops, eateries, accommodations, and interpretations are open for extended hours.

Visitors’ Reception Centre:
8:30 AM – 6:30 PM

Historic Town:
8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Administration Office:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Shoulder

April 14 – May 13, 2020
September 28 – December 12, 2020

Regular exhibits, shops, eateries, and interpretations are closed, except for special holiday events. The site is open to walking and hiking visitors and private rentals such as conferences and weddings.

Visitors’ Reception Centre:
Closed

Special Openings:
Ghostly October
Oct 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 31 & Nov 1

Historic Town:
Historic main street is open. Shops and museum exhibits are closed. 

Administration Office:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Winter

December 14, 2019 – April 13, 2020

When snow is on the ground, Barkerville opens for the winter. The Barkerville Cafe, Shamrock Tube Run, and winter recreation rentals are available. Regular exhibits, shops, eateries, and interpretations are closed, except for the Victorian Christmas event. On-site accommodation is available in the Barkerville Cottages.

Café, Gift Store & Recreation Rentals:
Friday – Monday: 11 am – 4 pm 

The Shamrock Tube Run:
Saturday – Sunday: 11 am – 4 pm

Special Openings:
Family Day Celebrations 
Feb 15 – 17, 2020
Easter Weekend Celebrations 
April 10 – 13, 2020
Victorian Christmas
Dec 12 to 14, 2020

Historic Town:
Historic main street is open. Shops and museum exhibits are closed, except for special openings.

Administration Office:
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Please note (on-season), museums and exhibits close between 7:00pm – 8:00pm. For individual business store hours, please visit the Places to Shop & Eat.

Visiting twice is the same price as visiting as often as you like…
but only if you get yourself a Barkerville Annual Pass!

Admission Rates in Spring, Summer & Fall Seasons

No admission charged in shoulder and winter seasons

(2-Day) Regular Admission:

All prices include GST

Adults (19-64): $16.00
Seniors (60+), Teens (13-18) & Students: $13.00
Youth (6-12): $6.00
Children (5 & under): FREE
Family: $40.00
(2 Adults & up to 4 people 18 and under)   

Heritage Package Admission:

Includes 2-day site admission, Theatre Royal ticket, stagecoach ride, and gold-panning experience. All prices include GST.

Adults (19-64):   $42.00
Seniors (60+), Teens (13-18) & Students:   $38.00 
Youth (6-12):   $27.00
Children (5 & under):   $9.50

Friends of Barkerville Membership & Annual Pass:

GST does not apply to memberships

Barkerville
Single Annual Pass:   $30.00
Family Annual Pass:   $65.00

Barkerville + Cottonwood House
Single Annual Pass:   $32.00

Family Annual Pass:   $70.00

Group Admissions

Groups of ten (10) people or larger are eligible for the group admission rates to Barkerville and Cottonwood House, which provide an approximate 25% discount off the regular rates. All group admissions must be booked at least 48 hours in advance and payment for the group must be made by a single payer. Multi-day private events such as conferences, weddings, and family reunions of are eligible for further discounts of up to 40% off regular admission. Group discounts do not apply to Family Pass or Annual Pass rates. 

Please Note:

Regular admission includes entrance to site, as well as all tours and demonstrations. Extra fees apply for stagecoach rides, Theatre Royal tickets, and gold panning lessons. Please see the Merchant Directory for more information.

Annual Pass holders may also bring up to four additional guests per visit and receive 20% off their regular admission! Annual passes include membership to the Friends of Barkerville Cariboo Goldfields Historical Society.