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Fort Nelson Heritage Museum

Fort Nelson, British Columbia V0C 1R0, Canada
+1 250-774-3536
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Overwhelming and Awesome

Just toured this museum. It is jam packed with so much it is overwhelming. This guy collected... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
feltsoul
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Boydton, Virginia
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Marl Brown should be considered a local hero

What a treat! Our group stopped here when our work day ended sooner than expected. Assorted heavy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint_Johnny
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Great White North
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The Fort Nelson Heritage Museum is situated just West of the historic Mile 300 milepost on the World Famous Alaska Highway. The museum is located in Fort Nelson, BC, Canada and is operated by the Fort Nelson Historical Society. Fort Nelson is the gateway to the Northern Rocky Mountains and the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.
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Fort Nelson, British Columbia V0C 1R0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just toured this museum. It is jam packed with so much it is overwhelming. This guy collected everything you can think of and it is jam packed into this museum. Everything and anything about this area, the Alaska highway, antique cars, trucks, machines, wildlife, communication....More

Thank feltsoul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat! Our group stopped here when our work day ended sooner than expected. Assorted heavy equipment, classic cars, tools, taxidermy, you-name-its, everything and anything you can think of, local history, etc, etc,

Thank Saint_Johnny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We almost bypassed this awesome little museum, which is a lot bigger than it looks, but thanks to the very helpful staff at the Information Centre across the street, we decided to check it out. This is definitely s must see on the Al-Can Hwy....More

Thank iloveloveseaotters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little museum! Lots of things to look at! Amazing old car collection along with all the items inside the main building. Nice to walk around the grounds and see the different building and vehicles. Lots of info about the Alaska highway. A...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We have visited a lot of heritage museums in the last while, but this place is something else. There are so many items in a small place and the outside area is full of old items from the 1900s onward. We also me the founder...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 22 June 2017

From the quonset full of antique cars, historic buildings to tour through, plus the main museum a nice afternoon can be spent. There is a little cafe on site for a snack or ice cream. Walk a little further and explore the art cabin. Lots...More

Thank avialae
Reviewed 6 June 2017

What a delightful visit! Interesting collections of all kinds of stuff relevant to this area. Wildlife, chainsaws, a jail, communications equipment, but best of all was the vintage cars, trucks, even a Zamboni! We even met the man behind all the collections, Marl was there!...More

Thank 223maggie
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We stopped for the night in an RV park in Ft Nelson and were delighted to find the Heritage Museum next door. Good to get out and walk a little at the end of a a long day at the wheel traveling from Grand Prairie....More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

This place is not a museum as museums imply mission, standards, curating, preseveration and interpretation. This is the collection of one man, Mavis Brown, now owned by a non-profit. Unfortunately there is no attempt to display and interpret the truly historic items and put to...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Must say it was ok but not unique in anyway. There are old things from this area and it would take longer than I was willing to spend to explore it all for sure. This area is very dependent on Alaska for a large part...More

Thank Chuck B
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