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.


Friends of the Museum Annual Used Book Sale

Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm.
The Friends of the Museum host an annual used book sale on the first Saturday in May. 

Donations of gently used books, DVDs, and puzzles may be dropped off at the Museum druing the month of April.

No encyclopedias, text books, National Geographics, Reader's Digests, or mass market magazines.


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 ehunter@quesnel.ca.