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Rogers Pass Discovery Centre

Glacier National Park, Roger's Pass, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Revelstoke
Type: Specialty Museums
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- Jul 24, 2014
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

They have some very well done animal displays, which we enjoyed. The children there really seemed to like it. But it would sure be nice if there was someplace to purchase snacks and drinks. they have a water bottle refill station, but that's it.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Clearly tells the story of the development of the Rogers Pass. Not to be missed if going through for the first time.

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UK
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A rather old film shows you how they clear snow from the mountains and avoid avalanches. Some useful information on the local area. Free entry if you have a Parks Canada pass.

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Sydney
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41 attraction reviews
335 helpful votes 335 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We enjoyed a break in our drive at the centrism which gives a good history of the pass and the use of guns to clear avalanche threats, even to this day. It's also a great place to get some nice photos. It would once have been an amazing place to stay when the hotel next door was open, I'd go... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

When you stand at the actual pass and look around you, it's hard not to be humbled by the work it took to get people and goods moving through that terrain. Fascinating history!

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North Carolina
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9 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Enjoyed the old video detailing how the park staff dealt with avalanche threats along the highway during the winter.

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Asheville, NC
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46 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We had park passes so entry was free. The small museum is worth just about that. However, it is not worth paying any admission. Its nice but not a destination.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

quite interesting to view stuffed animal displays and have a good laugh at a 70's video about snow and avalanches (it was a good film but seriously, needs updating). Shame retail outlet had closed, and nearby restaurant was shut up, still you're supposed to stop to get the park pass and the views are good

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Kamloops, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The only thing you will find free at this location is the bathroom. You can not go in to see the museum unless you have a park pass or willing to pay admission. The staff were not very friendly and there was no where to purchase any type of food or liquid or gasoline. They should consider putting in vending... More

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Eastbourne, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Just after summit (If travelling from Revelstoke) you see a collection of buildings on left. Two are derelict, but third is in good repair and is where museum is located. Unlike everywhere else take your parks pass with you rather than leaving it in the car as this gives you entrance. Best part are the staff who are really helpful.... More

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