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North Pacific Cannery Museum

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fascinating historical glimpse

It's easy to visit the Cannery. Bus 60; the same one you use for Butze Rapids Hike and Tall Trees... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeanette M
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Cairns, Australia
Excellent tour

very interesting, this is the 4th time I have been to see this museum with friends, they enjoyed to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
meadmanor
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Prince George, Canada
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1889 Skeena Drive | Box 1109, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 26, 2005

This is a great site. There is so much to see and do. The history has been so well preserved and documented and the staff are so friendly and knowledgeable. The canning line tour and Skeena River Story were quite well done and the highlight...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stayed in Port Edwards, and decided to check out the Cannery. The site consists of a small yard with a stone cairn surrounded by buildings and walkways on pilings. We had no sooner walked across the rail tracks to have a look at the...More

3  Thank Back2Maz
skeena1889, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I apologize that you were made to feel uncomfortable. We will review how guests are approached and encouraged them to do so outlining all the potential options on site. i.e. A self guide tour with site map I hope you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's easy to visit the Cannery. Bus 60; the same one you use for Butze Rapids Hike and Tall Trees Hike, will take you right to the door, just outside Prince Edward. The bus timetable gets you there about 20 or 30 minutes before the...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting, this is the 4th time I have been to see this museum with friends, they enjoyed to tour

1  Thank meadmanor
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing tour! Beautiful facilities and the best two ladies running it you could ask for! A definite must do tour of you're in the area very informative. We had a blast! Lots of laughs.

Thank Jessy-Ann P
Reviewed September 11, 2018

You get the scheduled Port Edward bus from in front of the Northern BC museum, we got the 2.05. It is then 30 mins ride $2.75 (YOU NEED COINS, NO CARDS OR NOTES ACCEPTED) each way per person. Do the free tour which is informative...More

Thank IanMinshall
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We had an amazing time. Corbin led our tour in the early afternoon. He was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. Beautiful views and lots to learn. Would definitely go again!

Thank Meander135275
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The young man who gave the tour was super informative. He paced the tour at a good rate so we were able to take some really nice photos. We highly recommend taking the tour - even my travelling buddy who typically doesn't like guided tours...More

Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This is a National Historic Site but not run by Parks Canada. This site is very good but you can tell it isn't run by Parks Canada by the dress and knowledge of staff. The site is beautifully restored and is a treasure that it...More

Thank Lucia M
Reviewed August 13, 2018

we have visited many National Historic Sites and we have never been disappointed. This site is well preserved and set up to welcome tourist and is still trying to add more to it. You can visit the site on your own but there are free...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

So much history. So glad they made it into a museum. Recommend taking the tour. Family rate $25. Great gift shop too.

Thank Mommabeetle1
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We stayed in Port Edwards, and decided to check out the Cannery. The site consists of a small yard with a stone cairn surrounded by buildings and walkways on pilings. We had no sooner walked across the rail tracks to have a look at the...More

3  Thank Back2Maz
skeena1889, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I apologize that you were made to feel uncomfortable. We will review how guests are approached and encouraged them to do so outlining all the potential options on site. i.e. A self guide tour with site map I hope you...More

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Melissa W
November 10, 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
July 30, 2015|
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Response from skeena1889 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a city bus from Prince Rupert from May 1st through Sept 30th.
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lorpatu
May 27, 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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