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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 and pie service most days
  • ·       Posters and gift items
  •     Antiques and collectibles for sale
  •     Shady picnic tables
  •     Tourist information services
 
Admission:
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.
 
Tours:
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 will not run during 2017.
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
www.mascotmine.com
Phone
1.888.799.8733

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 and June:
Friday through Monday
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

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

September to October 9th:
Friday through Monday
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



Events:

Hedley Cenotaph
Re-dedication

August 26 and 27th


To celebrate the recent restoration of the Hedley Cenotaph and the addition of two First World War soldiers’names.

Saturday August 26th:


At the Hedley Seniors’ Center:

10:00 am – 11:00  am: Presentation on Hedley soldiers by Andy English and Jennifer Douglass, slides

11:00 am – 11:30 am: Hedley to Vimy, 100 years later: Captain Alec Jack’s story, by Sandy Wightman, slides


At the Hedley Cenotaph:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: Rededication ceremony


Hedley Museum back yard:

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: English Tea and reading of soldiers’letters


 August 27th:

At Hedley Seniors’Center


8:00 am – 10:00 am: Pancake breakfast  $5.

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Recurring events:

STAMP MILL DAY

Saturday MAY 27
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
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Canada Day  July 1st
Hamburger Barbecue and activities at the Museum.
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Meetings are usually held monthly on the first Monday at 6:30 P.M. They welcome  members and interested persons.