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Free Day at the Quesnel Museum

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Quesnel Museum

Quesnel, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


In celebration of Culture Days September 27-29, 2019, the Quesnel & District Museum and Archives is having a non-admission day at the museum on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:30am-5pm.

There is always plenty to discover at the Quesnel Museum. Learn the secrets of "Mandy, the Haunted Doll." Listen to the stories of Chinese and First Nations Elders or visit a Sikh temple through interactive video installations. Meet the residents of early twentieth century Quesnel through the remarkable photographs of C.D. Hoy and C.S. Wing. Dress up in the children's activity centre or participate in a scavenger hunt. Click here to view our upcoming special events and programs.

Favourite exhibits include the Titanic, Footprints in Stone, dedicated to local First Nations culture, and vignettes recreating Quesnel's pioneer homes and businesses. From rare Chinese artifacts used during the gold rush era to ephemera that will evoke childhood memories, the extensive collections are sure to appeal to all ages and interests. Come and see why the Quesnel Museum has been proclaimed one of BC's top 10 community museums.



Quesnel Museum

The Quesnel Museum houses thousands of artifacts in three galleries painting a comprehensive picture of Quesnel's rich history. Village Streets, Gallery II - The Centennial Gallery and Gallery III - Lois Dawson Wing.