Our intrepid ancestors 

Hedley Heritage Museum Society

 The Hedley Museum offers:
  •         Historic displays in the gallery, 
           1904 buildings and Heritage Park 
  •          A superb black and white photo collection
  • ·       Family history research
  • ·       Friendly volunteer guides
  •        A telescope view of the Mascot mine
  • ·       Try panning for gold
  •     Take a walking tour
  • ·     Tea Room coffee service most days
  • ·       Posters and gift items
  •     Antiques and collectibles for sale
  •     Shady picnic tables
  •     Tourist information services
Tourist services and the tea-room shop are free.
Admission to the gallery is by donation.
To meet our costs, we hope for $3 per adult.
Children under 15 enter free.
The Museum is well suited to hosting small tours- from 8 to 24 persons, from school classes to seniors. We even open on closed days if we are asked in advance, unless we are doing something like remodelling exhibits. Please call and explain what services you would like well in advance.
Where we are: (link to map)
Hedley is located in British Columbia, Canada, on Highway 3 midway between Princeton and Keremeos.
The Mascot Mine:
Mascot tours may not run during 2018
These great tours operate through the Snaza'ist Interpretive Center next door to the Museum. We do not do any booking. Please contact the Center to reserve your seat. Go through their website at

Would you like to see and learn more?
Visit our virtual exhibition

New display

 100 years since World War 1

"The Hedley Boys"

Starting with the 11 men from WW1 named on the cenotaph, researchers Jen Douglass and Andy English have followed  the proportionally huge contribution our small town made during the war. They are continuing to add to this record as people contact them with more stories.

Summer Hours
May 4th through June:
Friday through Monday
(closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

July and August: open daily
 9:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

September to October 7th:
Friday through Monday
(closed Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Winter Closure
During the winter season, while we are closed  we welcome visits from past residents or their families, small tour groups, researchers, or others with special interests.
If you would like to reach us,
Please leave a phone message at
250-292-8787 or email hedleymuseum@nethop.net


Recurring events:


Saturday MAY 26
This celebrates the beginning of industrial gold mining by crushing and treating ore at Hedley in 1904. 
Lunch at the Museum
Beef on a bun, salads
Canada Day  July 1st
Hamburger Barbecue and activities at the Museum.

Meetings are usually held monthly on the first Monday at 6:30 P.M. They welcome  members and interested persons.

Annual Meeting:   February 24, 2018 at 5:00 PM

followed by a pot-luck dinner.  

Come join the museum!