The Hobson History Museum

Vanderhoof's Hobson History Museum is a treasure trove of photographs, letters, articles and life belongings of one of the most famous families in North America.

The Hobson History Museum is a story of both the Hobson and Hull families and their descendants from the early 1700’s and on. Follow the life of Richmond P. Hobson, a Spanish American War Hero turned Congressman with connections to Presidents, Royalty, Government officials, Military leaders, Explorers and Inventors. His son, Rich Jr., moved to the Chilcotins in B.C. in the 30’s, helped establish one of the world’s largest cattle ranches then turned these adventures into three of Canada’s best selling cowboy non-fiction books. You will experience a lifetime of history through the Hobson family, and their cherished belongings of rare and one of a kind historical pieces.

Located at 1464 Burrard Street, Vanderhoof.

Click here for the Vanderhoof Omineca Express’s article on the museum and its opening.

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