Huble Homestead Historic Site is a turn of the century heritage attraction located on the unceded traditional territory of the Lheidli T'enneh, just 40 kilometres north of Prince George, BC.
This living history museum, located alongside the Fraser River, is open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM until October 10.
Plan Your Visit
Huble Homestead Historic Site is open weekends from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and is located 40km north of Prince George. Travel north on Highway 97, then turn right on Mitchell Road to continue another 6 kilometres down a well-maintained gravel road. Dogs are allowed on site, but please remember to bring a leash and to pick up after your pet. Admission is by donation; suggested amounts are $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for children and seniors, or $10.00 for a family. More information to plan your visit can be found here.
Guests are asked to comply with public health orders and travel restrictions to ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff. We ask that you not visit Huble Homestead if you, or anyone in your household, is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, you have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days, or you have travelled outside of Canada within the past 14 days. Visitors to Huble Homestead are required to wear face masks, or coverings, in all indoor spaces. If you require a face mask, please ask a staff member, and one will be provided to you.
Activities and Demonstrations for 2021
Huble Homestead has a season-long schedule of self-led activities planned, as well as some special event weekends! Check out our calendar for weekends in September or see what we have planned for October!
Nature Walk Storytime
Take part in the newly launched Nature Walk Storytime developed by the Prince George Public Library! Families and groups can participate by downloading the Geotourist app on their phones, searching for the Prince George Public Library to see their tour offerings, and selecting the Huble Homestead option. There are 15 stops in the tour - make sure you select the number you want, then hit play. It is highly recommended that you download the tour prior to your arrival on the site, as cell phone coverage is spotty in some areas! Once you have completed a stop, it will change colour from red to blue on the map.
School and Group Programs
If you're a teacher, day-care provider, or just looking to fill a spot in your calendar for a group of children this summer, consider a visit to Huble Homestead! Our customizable school and group tour package lets you pick the activities you want to do, as well as set your own schedule! Learn more about it here.
Huble's Children Book Series
It's been a long time coming, and we're thrilled to announce the fourth title in the Huble Homestead children's book series: Ceepee and the Fish Camp! This children's history book celebrates Lheidli history and incorporates vocabulary in Dakelh, the traditional language of the Lheidli people. Find out more here!
Enjoy other three titles of the Huble Homestead children's book series online. Start the series with Mr. Huble Builds a House and continue your journey with Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden and Mr. Seebach and the New Store! If you're interested in purchasing a copy of either copy they are just $10.00 each! Get your own today.
Access our Online Collections Database
If you've ever wanted to sneak a closer peek at our collections, you'll be thrilled to find out our collections database is now available online! In fact, you'll soon be able to access information from all of our Northern Routes partners. This joint venture is now live, and can be accessed here. This database will be an ongoing project as more artifacts are uploaded, so be sure to check back frequently!
Education Kits Available
Are you a teacher looking to integrate more local history into your lesson plan? Our education kits might be exactly what you're looking for! Our kits have been edited by our staff to ensure that the research is up-to-date and that the content is relevant to BC's new curriculum goals. Find out more about them here!
History at Home
Enjoy a slice of Huble in your own HOMEstead by downloading some of our resources!
"The Worst Plague Since the Black Death"
We have created an online exhibit about the 1918 Influenza Pandemic which examines the impact it had on the city of Prince George and the First Nations population. Be sure to explore the links at the bottom if you're interested in learning more about the pandemic in Northern British Columbia. Explore the exhibit here!
If you have ever wanted to work behind the scenes at a historic site we are always looking for assistance. We have some virtual volunteering opportunities available: find out out more here.
Learning the Dakelh Language
The Yinka Déné Language Institute has created an extensive online resource for those wanting to learn more about the Dakelh language, which includes an electronic dictionary of Lheidli dialect. We have found it be an invaluable resource, especially as we work on developing our education programs!