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North Pacific Cannery Museum

1889 Skeena Drive | Box 1109, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-628-3538
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An interesting snapshot of local history

Although it was absolutely pouring with rain we found this visit very interesting. You have access... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynherlynda
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Arronche
Lovely history lesson

Lovely facility. Great tour that was led by an awesome tour guide William. He's very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
geopatr
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Prince Rupert
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1889 Skeena Drive | Box 1109, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-628-3538
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was absolutely pouring with rain we found this visit very interesting. You have access to nearly all the buildings that comprised the canning factory and can go round on your own or with a guide.

Thank Lynherlynda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely facility. Great tour that was led by an awesome tour guide William. He's very knowledgeable,well spoken and expressed a great sense of humor. Truly a wonderful experience.

Thank geopatr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to the friendly folks for the interesting tour. It was very informative and the gift shop was lovely.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in 1889 and designated a National Historic Site in 1985, the North Pacific Cannery is the most complete and intact example that remains on the BC and Alaska coast. Situated just outside the community of Port Edward and at the mouth of the Skeena...More

Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great way to spend an hour or two! So picturesque, so interesting! Loved hearing the stories and seeing the homes of the workers. Excellent tour....informative and entertaining. Well worth the admission price!

Thank Carra2013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really interesting slice of history. Take the tour! Lots of machinery and stories that make you glad you did not have to work in a cannery a hundred years ago. This is a well preserved and presented museum.

Thank Steelhead50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is about the last largely intact cannery of the scores that used to dot the BC coastline. Most of the buildings are in good shape, there is enough of the equipment and machinery left so you can see what it took to get a...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

we enjoyed this experience the most on our recent trip to Prince Rupert area. The tour guide was super friendly and knowledgeable and showed a true passion for the heritage and history of the site. The cost of the tour was minimal and super informative...More

Thank canuckb
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Excellent tour. Great for all ages. Highly recommend this tour. Gives a great history for the area. Loved it!

Thank Beachbound62
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Right little find this and well worth a visit, the local visitors information centre recommended this. Nice drive and lovely location, costs $12 to get in but you can get a free tour within that price. The tour is done by the manager who has...More

Thank ballard_n_s
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Melissa W
10 November 2015|
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Response from calvert6504 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they are open during the winter...the road is not the best and If I remember correctly it is not maintained during winter months
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ronbern
30 July 2015|
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Response from Amstraveler | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus from Prince Rupert (e.g. directly from the excellent Museum). Infrequent so check the schedule - goes about every two hours in the tourist season (which is fine if you are able to do a little advance... More
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lorpatu
27 May 2015|
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Response from JT F | Reviewed this property |
Times are 9-5. Cafe on site. Adults 12 children 8 or a family pass is $25.
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