Lac Cardinal Regional Pioneer Village Museum 


Camping Change Tables/Family room Gift Shop Guided Tour Parking Washrooms Wheelchair

Wheat sold for $1.00 per bushel in 1916, $3.70 per bushel in 1920, and $0.22 per bushel in 1934.

Lac Cardinal Regional Pioneer Village MuseumHomesteaders arrived in the Peace River Country from across Canada, the United States, and Europe from the 1900s onward, drawn by the promise of 160 acres of land for $10.00.

Bob Mowry came with his family in 1917 as a three-year-old child from Parsons, Kansas. He grew up on the homestead near Grimshaw and stayed to live, farm, and work in the area for more than seventy-five years.

Visit his log home and other authentic, furnished homes of the 1920s and 1930s in a pioneer village setting.

Permanent Collections and Exhibitions

  • Four furnished houses
  • Church
  • School
  • Blacksmith Shop
  • General Store / Post Office / Barber Shop
  • Carpenter Shop / Cobbler's lathe / printing press Lac Cardinal Regional Pioneer Village Museum
  • Bakery
  • Railway station and caboose
  • Community Hall
  • Barn
  • Farm equipment including tractors, threshing machines, ploughs, and more
  • Fire hall and fire truck
  • Shingle Mill - over 100-years-old and still working
  • Sawmill

School Tours or other large group tours available by request.

Lac Cardinal Regional Pioneer Village Museum