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Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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good while free during canada 150

we have been to this museum a few times... it’s not a bad museum if you’ve never been, but it... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
solaris_pete
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Vancouver, Canada
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School field trip

Nice to be there as it's good for social project - family or school field trip. Even go in summer... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Susan C
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Built in 1894 in the historic fishing village of Steveston, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is one of B.C.'s few historically intact canneries. The 121 year old cannery is now home to a museum commemorating the history of Canada's...more
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12138 4th Ave, Richmond, British Columbia V7E 3J1, Canada
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

we have been to this museum a few times... it’s not a bad museum if you’ve never been, but it doesn’t change much over the years... so, seeing once is probably enough.More

Date of experience: November 2017
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GulfofGeorgiaCannery, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear solaris_pete, Thank you for being a repeat visitor to our museum, and for taking the time to post a review. We had a great year during Canada150 - the good news is that free admission for Youth 17 years and under will continue starting...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nice to be there as it's good for social project - family or school field trip. Even go in summer or dress up warm with gloves and warm hat. No heater inside so it's so cold when you spend an hour or two

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Susan C
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Nice place to go all year round. We learnt a lot about the cannery and workers. Wear a warm coat in winter as it's not heated inside. We had a great guide who was very informative about the cannery and the area. Enjoyed looking at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CdnWorldTraveller14
GulfofGeorgiaCannery, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear CdnWorldTraveller14, Thank you for visiting the Cannery and for posting a review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and guided tour. Thanks also for bearing the winter cold! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

- place to go and spend some time learning about the history of cannery in Steveston - great exhibits

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

It was fun for kids to experience the history of cannery and history and enjoyed booklet to follow the questions and get prize at the end.More

Date of experience: November 2017
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GulfofGeorgiaCannery, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for recently visiting the Cannery with your family, and for taking the time to post this review. We're happy that the kids enjoyed the Xplorers booklet - the great news is that all admission for kids 17 years and under will now be...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great place to visit with family and friends. The village of Steveston is very quaint and the cannery has lots of history to be shared. The gift shop is also very cute with neat items for sale. A bit pricey for some of the items...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This is one of the best sites to capture the true history of the canning industry in this area. Great guides and really good exhibits. An essential part of a trip to Steveston

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank foodfan1956
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Take a step back in time when Steveston was the most active fishing port on the West Coast. The tools, clothes, gear, types of fish caught and canned, and lots of other interesting things will draw you deeper into history. You might find yourself leaving...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank blakewms
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a very interesting place that shows the history of the begin of the canning industry in BC and lots of amazing details about it. The building is original from that time. I liked it a lot. Recommended.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank asacramento
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Wonderful tour. We were able to take a tour with a very interesting guide. You can also do a self guided tour if a guide is not available. Also we viewed a very interesting film regarding the good old days at the Cannery Our tour...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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