Barkerville’s  Independent Merchants

 

Did you know that while the historic site and much of its programming is managed by the non-profit charity known as the Barkerville Heritage Trust, most of the shops and restaurants are operated by independent for-profit licensees? Make sure you stop in at the following establishments during your next visit to Barkerville Historic Town & Park during our Main Season, June 1st – September 8th, 2024. 

 

Goldfield Bakery Close Up

Goldfield Bakery

Visit the Goldfield Bakery in Barkerville and take a walk down memory lane with the aroma of their famous sourdough bread filling the air. Fine, fresh baking, all prepared from scratch right on the premises.

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    June 1 – 21: 10AM-4PM
    June 22 – September 2: 10AM-6PM
    September 3 – 8: 10AM-4PM

    Contact
    250-994-3241

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The Wake Up Jake

The Wake-Up Jake Restaurant offers a full menu of old-style favourites including breakfast, lunch and supper as well as children’s specials.

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    June 1 – 21: 8AM-4PM
    June 22 – September 2: 8AM-6PM
    September 3 – 8: 8AM-4PM

    Contact
    250-994-3259

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Lung Duck Tong Restaurant

The Lung Duck Tong Restaurant is a local favourite and is renowned for its Chinese cooking, impressing guests from around the world for years with fresh, authentic Chinese food.

Barkerville’s Merchants

House Hotel Coffee Saloon

Root beer, ice cream, and other goodies, including Barkerville Brewery beer on tap, await visitors seeking refreshments. This roomy saloon is a great place to take a break and watch the “traffic” go by.

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 9PM

    Contact
    250-994-3262

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Mason and Daly General Merchant

Mason & Daly General Merchants

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Mason & Daly General Merchants is a unique 19th century-style General Store carrying an extraordinary selection of goods from sealing wax and stationery supplies to haberdashery, straight razors and tonsurial supplies. A stop at the Candy Counter, with its huge selection of licorice’s, chocolates and other traditional candies, is a must!

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 6PM

    Contact
    250-994-3227

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Barkerville’s Merchants

McMahon’s Confectionery

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McMahon’s Confectionery, once known as the Red Front Cigar Store, was part of this vital merchant community, and sold a diverse selection of treats and sundries.Today, in our recreated 1930s style confectionery store, visitors can purchase a wide variety of candies, fudges, ice creams, soda pops and specialty products that were available to the townspeople of 1930s Barkerville.

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 6PM

    Contact
    250-994-2383

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A. McPherson Watchmaker & Jeweller

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This prestigious watch and jewellery shop, originally founded in the 1860s, has a very large selection of Gold and Silver jewellery. You’ll find a variety of precious and semi-precious gem stones ranging from diamonds to amber to opals, all set as earrings, rings or pendants. Or, if you “strike it rich” on your visit, have your gold nuggets set as jewellery or choose from a large selection of mounted nugget jewellery.

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 6PM

    Contact
    250-994-3227

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Barkerville’s Merchants

Eldorado Gold Panning & Gift Shop

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Get a taste of the Barkerville Gold Rush. Take a step back in history with the crusty old gold miners at the Eldorado Gold Panning and Gift Shop. Come into the gift shop and choose from a variety of items available for purchase; gold items, gold pans, jewellery, souvenirs, hats, jackets, t-shirts, books, old-fashioned candy and sweets, drinks, sundries, umbrella rentals, and much more. Goldpanning lesson available in 2024.

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 6PM

    Contact
    250-994-3474

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C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods

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C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods offers some of the best teas from around the world, cheese cut from 30-pound wheels, cast iron cooking implements and other household goods evoking the best of bygone days.

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 6PM

    Contact
    250-994-3227

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The St. George Hotel

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Uncomplicated. Unpretentious. Unforgettable.

The St. George Hotel depicts an authentic 1890s atmosphere while providing guests with modern amenities. The quaint seven-room property offers beautifully appointed rooms, fabulous breakfasts and a front row seat to the comings and goings of Barkerville’s colourful characters.

Louis Blanc Photograhic Gallery

Louis A. Blanc Photographic Gallery

Louis Blanc was a photographer in Barkerville who took photos of miners and their claims that would be sent home to loved ones in distant lands. We carry on his tradition by taking photographs ‘In the Highest Style of the Art.’ Dress up in Victorian costumes and have your photo printed in old-fashioned sepia tone and provided to you within minutes. Capable of accommodating large groups (up to 60) with special pricing is available.

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Kwong Sang Wing Chinese Store

Colourful Chinese merchandise from clothing to medicinal herbs and wines. Imported directly from China.

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    June 1 – September 8: 10AM – 5:30

    Contact
    250-994-3318

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Post Office

Post Office

The Barkerville Post Office is a functioning Canada Post outlet with full services.