Built by J.O. Trethewey (owner of the Abbotsford Lumber Company) in 1919-1920 near Mill Lake, Trethewey House is a craftsman-style 1920s house museum operated by the Heritage Abbotsford Society. Step into the past with us – see 1920s artifacts from around Abbotsford, hear stories from the House and from the local community and learn about the history of the city and inhabitants of the City in the Country.

Experience Abbotsford’s past. Experience Trethewey House.

Drop-in guided tours of Trethewey House are available for groups of four visitors or less. Tours are offered in the afternoon between 1-4 PM, Monday through Friday.

These tours are available by donation.

Scheduled tours are available for groups consisting of five or more people and must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance of the desired tour date.

Tours cost $5/visitor and can be scheduled during our regular tour hours, between 1-4PM, Monday through Friday.

To schedule a group tour, please contact us at or by phone at 604-853-0313.

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Heritage Site Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
(Closed for lunch 12pm-1pm)

Trethewey House Tours:
Monday-Friday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm