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An interesting insight of the life and times from the gold rush days. They have recreated what life must have been like which was quite harsh. Worth the stop on the way through on you trip. Nothing else in Yale though.
Just a block off the highway is this old house with nice landscape now called the Yale Historic Site. In less than an hour you will find a strange kind of history from back in the day, regarding Gold mining, what was considered bad enough...More
We visited at the end of the school summer break, so the 'living history' people were gone. We did, however, have a great guided tour of the church with one of the site staff. We even were able to ring the bell in the church!...More
Detailed written and pictured history of the town's creation, from the settlement of the area by the aboriginal people, through the gold rush of the 1850's and the building of the railroad with the chinese work groups. Rich and well presented by the guides.
Very well done replica of life during the gold rush & a Hudson Bay post. Very clean & organized museum. A replica tent city, seemed very accurate. Nice video presentation, small gift shop. Original Anglican Church. Helpful staff that are friendly & knowledgable. You need...More
A lovely Historic Site to visit. There is lots to see and great for the whole family. We were a little disappointed that the Creighton House was not set up as a historic house, but as a place to see bits-and-pieces of artifacts. And, we...More
Deb Z, General Manager at Yale Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2016
Hi Roberts Family. Thank you for you comments. Sorry to hear of your disappointments while visiting our site. We take all visitor feedback seriously and use it to enhance our visitor's experiences in the future. Unfortunately our resources are not enough to have historical reenactors...More
What a great set up and the hands on experience. My girls got to try gold panning, played a card games and even checkers. Our favorite part was trying on different outfits of the times. You have to go, spend the time and you have...More
This is an out of the way gem. The museum is a great resource for learning the history of the local area. It was amazing to learn that there were so many people in Yale at one time - of course, there was gold to...More