Remembering Quesnel- Pulp Mill Stories

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | 1 pm - 3 pm

Come and share your photographs and stories of working at Cariboo Pulp and Paper. Light refreshments will be served.

Heritage Speakers Program

The Quesnel & District Museum and Archives hosts an occasional speaker series. Initiated in December 2007, there are four to eight speakers each year. Admission is by donation.

Haunted Toys

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 1 pm – 3 pm

David Weathery and Ross Allison, two investigators of the paranormal, each with a lengthy and fascinating CV, will speak about their book Haunted Toys at the Quesnel Museum. Mandy, the “Haunted Doll” will be in attendance. Admission is by donation. Books available for purchase.


Friends of the Museum Used Book, Antiques and Uniques Sale

Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10 am – 2 pm.

We are now accepting donations of used books, puzzles and DVDs at the Museum or Visitor Center Tuesday – Saturday April 2 – 27, 9 am – 4 pm excluding Good Friday).

For large loads please call the museum in advance 250-992-9580.

Please no encyclopedias, text books, Reader’s Digests, self- help books, Magazines or VHS tapes.

This is the primary fund raising event for the Friends of The Museum who help finance programs and special projects. Thank you for your generous support.

Community Festivals

Learning About ArchaeologyLearning About ArchaeologyMaking Heretige Toys

The Quesnel Museum participates in the many festivals and events which take place in Lebourdias Park from June – September. Come and participate in the activities we sponsor during Aboriginal Days and Canada Day.

Cemetery TourWalking Tours

Join a costumed guide for a tour of Quesnel’s Pioneer Cemetery. Discover the Cariboo through the stories of the pioneers whose names are inscribed on the headstones, from the Mayor who competed in a Roman horse race  or the man who saved the village from a dynamite explosion to the sisters who are buried together just as they visited each other throughout their married lives.

Groups who would like to book a guided tour of Quesnel's Pioneer Cemetery or the Downtown Walking Tour, please contact the museum at least 1 week in advance.

Cost is $5.00 per person with a minimum charge of $30 per group. The cost includes a copy of the printed cemetery or heritage walking tour booklet for each participant.

Contact the museum at 250-992-9580 or