Hours, Rates & Admission

Note: during the COVID-19 pandemic, entry to the site will be limited to 200 visitors per day.

Click here to reserve your admission in advance to guarantee your spot

2020 Summer Season

July 3, 2020 – September 27, 2020

Exhibits, public programming, campground, accommodations, and some shops and eateries will open daily.

Administration Office:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily
Please call in advance

Visitors’ Reception Centre:
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily

Historic Town:
9:00 AM – 8:00 PM daily


2020 Shoulder Season

September 28th – December 11th, 2020

Exhibits, public programming, campgrounds, shops and eateries are closed for the season, except for a special Halloween opening.

The Barkerville Cottages are available to rent for on-site accommodation.

Administration Office:
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily
Please call in advance

Visitors’ Reception Centre:
closed for the season


2020 Winter Season

December 12th, 2020 – April 5, 2021

Winter programming to be announced. Stay tuned!

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.

Admission Rates in Spring, Summer & Fall Seasons

No admission charged in shoulder and winter seasons

Daily Admission:

All prices include GST

Adults (19-59): $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:

Heritage package experiences including the Theatre Royal, stagecoach rides, and gold-panning lessons will not be available in 2020 due to COVID-19.

Friends of Barkerville Membership & Annual Pass:

Note: Due to COVID-19 and our limit of 200 visitors a day, we have had to suspend sales of our Friends of Barkerville memberships.

Please Note:

Regular admission includes entrance to site, as well as all public programming and demonstrations.  Previous years’ admission included a second day on entry for free, but due to COVID-19, we are unable to offer a complimentary second day in 2020.