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Hours of Operation
Jun-Aug / Mon-Sun 10-4
Sep-May / Tue-Sat 11-4

At the corner of
Borland and 4th
Location & Map

COWBOY CONCERTS
AND OTHER EVENTS


Introduction:

Historic Cariboo Driving Tour Guide & Map: Click here for info and map. (please note: this is a very large file)

Canadian Heritage has a web site designed to help Canadians to access general heritage and museum content on the history of ranching in British Columbia. Click here to go to their web site

The BC Cowboy Heritage Society - www.bcchs.com - has a mandate to preserve and promote cowboy heritage in BC. The Society also puts on the Kamloops Cowboy Festival and they started and run the BC Cowboy Hall of Fame!

The Williams Lake Stampede: www.williamslakestampede.com

The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo: www.wlindoorrodeo.com

Northern Shuswap - Xatsull Heritage Village www.xatsullheritagevillage.com

The Historic Town of Barkerville www.barkerville.ca

The Quesnel Museum www.quesnelmuseum.ca

Pathways to Gold www.newpathwaystogold.ca

To find Williams Lake accommodations nearby, visit HotelsCombined

Attractions and Accommodation:

http://www.hellobc.com/activitylisting/100242/museum-of-the-cariboo-chilcotin.aspx – Tourism BC Website

www.xatsullheritagevillage.com – The Xatsull First Nation community welcomes you to their National Award-Winning Heritage Village

www.stationhousegallery.com – Williams Lake Stationhouse Gallery

http://www.cariboord.bc.ca/uploads/937/Driving_Brochure-pdf – Historic Cariboo Driving Map

www.tourismwilliamslake.ca – The Williams Lake Tourism Discovery Centre

www.williamslakestampede.com – The Famous Williams Lake Stampede

www.wlindoorrodeo.com – The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo

www.travel-british-columbia.com – Resort, tour, and lodging information for all of BC

www.watchlake.com – Watch Lake Lodge Guest Ranch, in the South Cariboo of BC


Regional Museums and Heritage Sites:

http://www.historical.bc.ca – South Cariboo Heritage Sites

www.cariboogoldrush.com – Filled with historical sites and information such as Ashcroft Manor and 150 Mile House

www.quesnelmuseum.ca – Historic Quesnel Museum

www.hatcreekranch.ca – Experience life during the Gold Rush days of BC. Attractions, events, tours, rates, and food.

www.wells.ca – Historic Wells BC

www.clintonmuseum.ca – Historic Clinton Museum

www.barkerville.ca – Barkerville Historic Town and Park


Heritage-related Links:

www.bcchs.com – BC Cowboy Heritage Society

www.virtualmuseum.ca/sgc-cms/expositions-exhibitions/buckaroos/english/index.html – The Story of Ranching in BC, Buckaroos in BC

www.bcchs.com/festival.html – Kamloops Cowboy Festival

www.museums.ca – The main resource for all Canadian museums

http://museumsassn.bc.ca – British Columbia Museums Association

www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca – The Royal BC Museum in Victoria

www.virtualmuseum.ca – Virtual Museum of Canada

www.historymuseum.ca – Canadian Museum of History

http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1454520330387 – Canadian Heritage Information Network


Archival & Family History Research:

http://www.cln.bc.ca – Cariboo Regional District Library, Williams Lake Branch

http://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca – British Columbia Archives

http://aabc.ca/resources/historical-photographs/#OnlinePhotographDatabases – British Columbia Online Photographic Databases

https://www.leg.bc.ca/learn-about-us/legislative-library – Legislative Library of British Columbia

www.memorybc.ca – Descriptions and Archival Materials about the History of British Columbia

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/Pages/home.aspx – Library and Archives Canada

http://www.bcgs.caBritish Columbia Genealogical Society

http://www.surreylibraries.ca/programs-services/4815.aspx – Family History Research, Surrey Public Library, Cloverdale, BC

http://southcariboogenealogygroup.webs.com – South Cariboo Genealogy Group


Music, Poetry and People:

Alan Moberg is a true entertainer - He is country. He is cowboy. He is folk. He is gospel. He is Western roots. This musician writes wonderful originals and also sings cover songs by heroes like Johnny Cash and Guy Clark. He has released 16 recordings over three decades of music and song. www.alanmoberg.com

Hugh McLennan - the voice of The Spirit of the West radio show! Hugh delivers keynote addresses, speeches, and inspirational messages to audiences all over North America. You can hear the radio show on-line. You can also listen to the Spirit of the West radio show in Windows Media right here at: www.hugh-mclennan.com.

Mike Puhallo is a widely-published cowboy poet and is one of the very few cowboy poets in the world to actually make a big part of his living from his cowboy poetry. You can visit Mike's web site at: www.mikepuhallo.com.

Ben Crane's blend of both humorous and serious music is decidedly western, with flavours of swing, bluegrass, country, blues and gospel. His love for the west country and the outdoors comes through not only in his music, but in his artwork as well. www.bencrane.com

Meadow Springs Ranch is a small, working ranch that takes in guests in the South Cariboo, BC. They do trail rides and other horseback riding and have cabins to rent. See their website at: www.meadowsprings.com

 


The Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin is a true cowboy museum.

Museum of the Cariboo Chilcotin

113 North 4th Avenue
Williams Lake, BC, V2G 2C8
Phone/Fax: 250-392-7404
Email: mcc @ wlake.com

Coming Events - Click here for details

See some random photos on the Museum Photos page. There's also the option to view a slide show.


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