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Three Valley Gap Ghost Town

Box 860, Revelstoke, British Columbia V0E 2S0, Canada
250 837-2109
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Ranked #11 of 21 attractions in Revelstoke
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Ghost Towns
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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Ok... if your kids are driving you nuts on your drive from AB to BC, this is a good place to stop. You can take a bathroom break, get some food and walk around the old deserted town. Not too interesting but if it makes the kids stop saying the dreaded "are we there yet" chant it is worth every... More

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Okotoks, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

So many things to see a cool look into Canada's past. Had driven past many times we are so happy we stopped and we will go back. Stayed at the hotel and it was a nice break on our drive to the coast. Anyone who enjoys history will have a great time here. Easy access to Revelstoke too and it... More

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Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Liked the old cars, trucks and trains. Also liked the displays of life in the buildings as if we were seeing people from those days.

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Regina, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We spent the morning in awe! After being welcomed at the entrance by a fellow who gave a short history of the place, map in hand, away we went. The town was mostly buildings that had been moved to this location, some having been taken apart board by board and reconstructed on the site. School houses, a Chinese laundry, Trapper... More

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Forks, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Here's a lodge, on a lake, between the highway and the railroad that is full of history. For the railfan there is all kinds of display items including having the largest working turntable in North America. And there is a ghost town that explains and shows the history of the area in some detail. Some of the stuff isn't that... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It's been about 20 years since we last stopped at 3 Valley Gap a few miles west of Revelstoke. What a pleasant surprise at all the historic displays and the old time village. There is just so much to see since the last time we were here. We spent over 3 hours and I am sure we could have spent... More

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This was better than I expected. There were a lot more buildings there than I thought when I saw it from outside. It being the end of the season, it was literally like a ghost town. There was no one else there! I feel it's more of a heritage museum than "ghost town". They have loads of artefacts, perhaps too... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
53 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This was the best $12.00 each we have ever spent. This attraction is amazing and well worth the time to stop and visit. The collection is very extensive and you can take either a self guided tour with a map or the guided tour with a guide who is very knowledgable and friendly. the collectables are unbelieveable and the photo... More

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Erfurt, Germany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It was interesting to see the old buildings in the ghost town. 12 $ per person. Helicopter flights can be done also there. 49 $ per person for a 6 minutes flight is the cheapest ticket.

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turlock, california
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107 reviews 107 reviews
16 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great 'ghost town' for historical buildings and contents. All of the buildings were moved to this location starting about 1960. All come w/printed info on them indicating where the building had bee and when it was move. The amazing move was the 3 story hotel! Very much worth a stop. Takes about 2 hours if you look at everything and... More

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