Bralorne Pioneer Museum

Tourism Region: Chilcotin/Cariboo

The Bralorne Pioneer Museum Society was formed in 1977 to preserve the history of the Bridge River Valley which consists of several small communities-Bralorne,Gold Bridge,Gun Creek,Gun Lake,Tyax Lake and Marshall Lake.
Some of the historical buildings still standing are the Bralorne Mine,Bralorne Hospital,Boultbe Memorial Church (recently restored by the Bridge River Valley Community Church Society),Jail House,the Model Bakery,the Bralorne-Pioneer Office Building (now a motel)and the Bralorne Community Hall.The Museum itself is in the old high-school industrial education building located.
Other sites include the graveyard in Gold Bridge,Standard Cabin,Green Mountain Lookout Cabin and the Will Haylmore Property(mining agent and placer claim).

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Location

Address: 
400 Hawkes Ave
Bralorne, British Columbia
V0K 1P0

Telephone: 250-238-2349

Mailing Address: 
Bralorne Pioneer Museum
Box 40, Bralorne, British Columbia
V0K 1P0

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Hours of Operation

Operations: Seasonal

museum exhibits, May long weekend till October long weekend

Open: Season

Open

May Long Weekend to October Long Weekend

Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

Hours: 10 am to 4 pm

Closed: Monday • Thursday
Season closed Jan 1st till May 20
Oct 16 till Dec 31

Administration fees

Admission: Charged
$ 4.00 per person
Kids under 6 Free
Members & Families Free

About Collections

Mining artifacts and historical data on communities of Pioneer, Bralorne, Gold Bridge We have sections on Sports:hockey, bowling, baseball, weightlifting, sking,rifle shooting. School: pictures of classes all events that went will school activities.

Approximate number of objects in the collections: 10000.

Decorative Arts

Hand made jewellry,period costumes 7 uniforms

Ceramics, Porcelain or Pottery • Costumes • Furniture or Furnishings • Glass • Musical Instruments

Fine Arts

Culture:
Canadian

Period:
Historical

Media:
Photography

Human History

Minig life

Chemistry • Communications Devices • Forestry • Furniture or Furnishings • Imaging : Photographs • Local History • Maps, Charts, Plans or Blueprints • Medals • Medical History and Technology • Memorabilia • Military History and Technology • Musical Instruments • Sports Equipment

Natural Sciences

Gold mining

Earth Science and Geological Collections
Minerals • Rocks • Precious Stones (Lapidary) • Drill Cores

Services & Activities

Mining Exhibits and How They lived in their family life.

Research Services

Our staff will help you to look up and answer any questions

Conservation or Restoration • Information Centre
Other: Information gathering on request

Educational Programs

The museum hangs groups of pictures in our post office ,library,development building and info centre

Visitor Services

A Walk Through Time In The Bridge River Valley Mining Era

Information Centre or Desk • Parking Facilities : Free : Bus • Washrooms • Audio Guides : English • Special Needs Facilities : Wheelchair access
Other: Water,phone,local history & local minig info

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services Available

Number of Volunteers: 8-10

Activities: tour guides, management and maintenance

Member Privileges

Membership $10.00 a year, a yearly letter from the museum of ongoing events and projects, free admission for themselves and families when presenting member card

Food Services

Nil

Picnic Area

Internet Services

Virtual Exhibitions

Local Tourism Links

Local AttractionsHotelsOther Services

Other Services

Facebook Page: Search Bralorne Pioneer Museum on facebook and click the LIKE button. Updates and photo of the day!!!

Publications & Products

museum pamphlets,local history books,postcards

Books • Brochures • Postcards

Images

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