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

Phase 1

June 18 – July 2, 2020

Some shops and eateries will open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays only. The site will be closed to visitors Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Exhibits and public programming will be unavailable during this phase.

Campgrounds and accommodation bookings available seven days a week.

Visitors’ Reception Centre:
Friday to Monday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday to Thursday: Closed

Historic Town:
Friday to Monday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday to Thursday: Closed

Administration Office:
Every day: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Phase 2

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


Shoulder & Winter Season

October 2020 – May 2021

To be determined

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.