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North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Historical tour

It was interesting to see how the cannery worked in the past. Our tour guide Corbin was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MommaJ76
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History in action

This was an outstanding visit.The venue is close to PR and the hosted tours are informative and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1889 Skeena Drive | Box 1109, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V0V 1G0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was interesting to see how the cannery worked in the past. Our tour guide Corbin was fantastic. Our family enjoyed the tour and would recommend it while in the area.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an outstanding visit.The venue is close to PR and the hosted tours are informative and enjoyable.The canning industry is part of our global history and this site is a fitting memory to those who built the industry, worked in it and brought salmon...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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NPC_Manager, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We strive to offer the very best experience to our guests. Love the slogan. Our UK guests do recognize many of our labels, and it certainly brings light to the by gone era of supplying...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit and tour at the cannery. It is a worthwhile trip and our guide, Grace was quite knowledgeable. During our tour we had a young man tell us about his life living in the cannery when he was a boy. A...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank IndySig
Reviewed 1 week ago

We joined the tour a bit late but were able to catch up on the tour. The tour guide was definitely compassionate about this place and that made him an excellent guide!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Vivian S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the number 60 bus. Very interesting tour , for hours check at PR visitor center. Tours last about one hour and details living and production. Well worth visit. Took bus back to town. Great experience

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lajolla1907
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Intelligent and informative tour guide made the visit extraordinary! The cannery is a veritable museum of a bygone era, complete with machinery, materials, photographs and even an actual rowboat which was used to gather the fish from upstream. We were shown not just the cannery...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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NPC_Manager, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a glowing review. Drive from Prince Rupert is 22 minutes. Plublic transit may take a tad longer, but the drive is spectacular. Our guides always strive to give all they can at each tour. It is with much humility that we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited this place about 10 years ago and at that time all buildings were opened to self tour . I really liked it and wanted to bring me son back and was very disappointed that you now must be on the guided tour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank xenakash
NPC_Manager, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How unfortunate. Our guides work very hard to provide a people experience. 3 buildings were opened this year for visitation, and in addition we have our mechanized canning line up and running as demonstrated by the guide. The guides are not simply opening up doors...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in Prince Rupert from 1967-1969 and seen this cannery running. It was amazing how they prepared the fish, had stacks of cans that where flattened then shaped round bottoms put on first then the salmon stuffed into the cans, then lids placed on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank scott h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Important part of Canadian History and difficult lives of early immigrants and aboriginal families. Took a public bus from Prince Rupert$4pp each way exact change. We picked up in town at museum of northern BC about noon. 30 min to get there. Tour started at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bobenkim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try to catch one of the guided tour, during summer 2019, they were at 11 AM 1 PM and 3 PM. I wish that you get the same guy as we had: Grace was absolutely fabulous. Not only did she knew all the details about...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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skeena1889, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking a moment to give the North Pacific such a nice review. Our guides strive to make every tour interesting and entertaining. Grace is very much appreciated for her efforts and her very keen abilities to give folks a great experience while...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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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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