School Programs

Book your class to come visit us.

At the Yale Historic Site, we will create a day suited to the ages and education levels of your students. Contact us for more information, pricing, and booking dates.

School group at Yale Historic site
  • Visit the 1870’s ‘Creighton House’ Museum
  • Tour St. John the Divine Church built in 1863
  • Dress in period costume to explore our Living History ‘Tent City’
  • Learn how to gold pan
  • Take a guided walking tour of Historic Yale with a stop of the Ward Tea House
  • Scavenger hunts, games, and crafts are available

Featured activities.

Explore some of our featured activities and historic experiences at Yale Historic Site

History of the Ward House

William Henry Ward (also known as “Johnny”), was born in 1823 and came to Yale from Digby, Nova Scotia, during the gold ...

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On Lee Chinese Legacy Project

The Chinese were among the earliest new arrivals to Yale, beginning with the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush in 1858. Yale’s Chinatown was ...

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St. John the Divine 1863

St John the Divine church was built in 1863 in an attempt to ‘civilize the miners’.  A major restoration project was undertaken ...

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Yale Pioneer Cemetery

Located just west of Yale, on the Trans Canada Highway, the cemetery was established in 1858. The original cemetery was located next ...

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Yale – A Living History

Yale – A Living History ‘Tent City’ takes you back to the early days of the 1858 Fraser River Gold Rush. Step back ...

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Our Gift Shop & Visitor Centre

Our Visitor Centre and Gift Shop are located in the 1870s Creighton House. Step inside to a warm welcome and a feeling ...

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