Links from the Cowboy Museum
in Williams Lake,
British Columbia, Canada




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Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm

B1660 Broadway Avenue South
Williams Lake, BC
V2G 2W4
Ph/Fax: 250-392-7404

mcc @

Museum Memberships are only $10.00
click here for a membership form


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 - - 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:

The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo:

Northern Shuswap - Xatsull Heritage Village

The Historic Town of Barkerville

The Quesnel Museum

Pathways to Gold

To find Williams Lake accommodations nearby, visit HotelsCombined

Attractions and Accommodation: – Tourism BC Website – The Xatsull First Nation community welcomes you to their National Award-Winning Heritage Village – Williams Lake Stationhouse Gallery – Historic Cariboo Driving Map – The Williams Lake Tourism Discovery Centre – The Famous Williams Lake Stampede – The Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo – Resort, tour, and lodging information for all of BC – Watch Lake Lodge Guest Ranch, in the South Cariboo of BC

Regional Museums and Heritage Sites: – South Cariboo Heritage Sites – Filled with historical sites and information such as Ashcroft Manor and 150 Mile House – Historic Quesnel Museum – Experience life during the Gold Rush days of BC. Attractions, events, tours, rates, and food. – Historic Wells BC – Historic Clinton Museum – Barkerville Historic Town and Park

Heritage-related Links: – BC Cowboy Heritage Society – The Story of Ranching in BC, Buckaroos in BC – Kamloops Cowboy Festival – The main resource for all Canadian museums – British Columbia Museums Association – The Royal BC Museum in Victoria – Virtual Museum of Canada – Canadian Museum of History – Canadian Heritage Information Network

Archival & Family History Research: – Cariboo Regional District Library, Williams Lake Branch – British Columbia Archives – British Columbia Online Photographic Databases – Legislative Library of British Columbia – Descriptions and Archival Materials about the History of British Columbia – Library and Archives Canada

http://www.bcgs.caBritish Columbia Genealogical Society – Family History Research, Surrey Public Library, Cloverdale, BC – 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.

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:

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:

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.

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:

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

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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