Places to Shop & Eat

Main Season

Note: Due to COVID-19, business hours changed in 2020. Please check the hours of operation for each business for the most up to date information.

Eat

Goldfield Bakery Close Up

Goldfield Bakery

OPEN DAILY

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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    Contact
    250-994-3241

    Phase 2:
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020 

    9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

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The Wake Up Jake

OPEN DAILY

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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    Contact
    250-994-3259

    Phase 2:
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020 

    9:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

mid autumn festival

Lung Duck Tong Restaurant

OPEN DAILY

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.

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House Hotel Saloon

Closed in 2020

Relax as you take in the ambiance of Barkerville and swig back a foamy old-fashioned root beer or imbibe in some thirst-quenching spirits at the saloon in the historic House Hotel.

Shop

Mason and Daly General Merchant

Mason & Daly General Merchants

OPEN DAILY

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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    Contact
    250-994-3227

    Phase 2
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020 

    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

McMahon's Confectionary

McMahon's Confectionery

OPEN DAILY

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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    Contact
    250-994-2383

    Phase 2
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020 

    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

C. Strouss Company Dry Goods2

C. Strouss & Company Dry Goods

OPEN DAILY

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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    Contact
    250-994-3227

    Phase 2
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

McPherson WatchMakerJewllery

A. McPherson Watchmaker & Jeweller

OPEN DAILY

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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    Contact
    250-994-3227

    July 17th – September 27th, 2020 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

Eldorado Gold Panning & Gift Shop

Eldorado Gold Panning & Gift Shop

OPEN DAILY

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.

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    Contact
    250-994-3474

    Phase 2
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020 
    10:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

    Note: gold panning lessons unavailable in 2020

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

Kwong Sang Wing Chinese Store1

Kwong Sang Wing Chinese Store

Closed in 2020

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

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Cameron & Ames Blacksmith

OPEN DAILY

Come hear the anvil chorus and smell the sizzle of hot metal smoke. The blacksmith gives public presentations several times a day and sells hand-forged products on location.

Sentinel Printing Press

Cariboo Sentinel Newspaper Office

OPEN DAILY

Founded in 1865, the Cariboo Sentinel newspaper runs for 10 years and reaches global circulation. Visit the print shop to purchase custom-made paper items and also see the editor setting type and operating an original platen press. 

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    Phase 2
    July 3rd – September 27th, 2020

    9:30 am – 5:00 pm daily

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Barnard's Express Stagecoach Office

OPEN DAILY

Francis Jones Barnard’s B.X. Express freighting company shaped communication and travel to and from Barkerville and was the main cartage and passenger service on the Cariboo Waggon Road. Take a horse-drawn tour of Barkerville in an authentic stagecoach, or book a return trip to see Judge Begbie at the Richfield Courthouse! 

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    Contact: 250-994-2347

    Stagecoach rides available to one family at a time. Call 250-994-2347 to make a reservation.

    $10 per person

Louis Blanc Photograhic Gallery

Louis A. Blanc Photographic Gallery

Closed in 2020

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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    Contact
    250-994-3235
    facebook.com/lablancstudio/

    Phase 1: June 18th – July 3nd, 2020
    Closed

    Phase 2: July 3rd – September 7th, 2020 
    To be determined

    Phase 3: After September 7th, 2020
    To be determined

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

Pioneer Clothing

Pioneer Clothing

Closed in 2020

Pioneer Clothing costume rental will outfit you with a Victorian era costume for your day in Barkerville, your special event, your wedding or an evening on the town. Please contact photographer@barkerville.com to discuss your needs or drop in to arrange a rental.

Post Office

Post Office

Closed in 2020

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

Winter Season

Places to Shop & Eat

Barkerville Gift Shop

Warm up during Barkerville’s Winter Activities Season in the Café & Gift Store located in the Visitors’ Reception Centre.

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    Contact
    250-994-3302 ext. 33

    Hours
    Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday from December 14, 2019 to March 30, 2020, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)

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Barkerville Cafe

The café offers hot chocolate, coffee, soups, paninis, oven-baked lasagnas, mac & cheese while the gift store features a range of products including kids toys and activities, novelty items, Barkerville souvenirs, stationary, home items, outdoor adventure gear and locally-made gifts.

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    Contact
    250-994-3302 ext. 33

    Hours
    Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday from December 14, 2019 to March 30, 2020, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

    (Visa, MC & Debit Available)