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Vanderhoof Visitor Centre & Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Excellent in every way

We had planned a stop over at the Vanderhoof museum and cafe on our journey from Smithers to Prince... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
Tina F
Terrific FREE Museum

The visitor center is set into the museum which is a collection of historic buildings from... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2019
Dale H
Osoyoos, Canada
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The Vanderhoof Museum is a collection of six historic buildings from Vanderhoof and surrounding area. We are open to the public to learn about Vanderhoof's history! Stop by the historic (and still operating) OK Cafe for delicious homemade pie and...more
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478 West 1st Street | Corner of Highway 16 and Pine Street, Vanderhoof, British Columbia V0J 3A0, Canada
+1 250-567-3374
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Reviewed August 10, 2019

We had planned a stop over at the Vanderhoof museum and cafe on our journey from Smithers to Prince George. It is easily located on the right as you travel East by the orange railway engine in the grounds. There is plenty of car parking....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tina F
Reviewed July 23, 2019

The visitor center is set into the museum which is a collection of historic buildings from Vanderhoof all moved into one place. The are set up with displays old artifacts from the late 1800's and early 1900's to give it a very realistic feel. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

I found the staff there to be friendly and helpful. We are newly moved into the area and we were able to find a number of brochures on campsites and other places to visit in the surrounding area. They are located in a heritage site...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

Stopped for lunch at The Salted Cracker ( which was great homemade food) and found the hidden gem of a museum. Beautiful landscaped area with interesting buildings to explore. My only negative it would have been nice to have more information on the two house....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Great to visit these old buildings at one's own pace, not bothered by some guide or too many people. Many details in each room, nook, and cranny. Many outdoor seats to just enjoy the sunshine and landscape as well. The home baked goods at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I love going to museums and see old stuff. I love reading and knowing the history included in every antique item. I appreciate the simple life before and I’m amazed how the houses or furnitures look before world wars. If you want to unwind with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank arwen_31
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Kicking it old school at Vanderhoof Visitor Centre and Museum in scenic British Columbia, there is even a small gift store.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Can walk around and see everything up close. Liked the old telephone switch board and telephones, as well as the old banking cage and memorabilia.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank katyaneuro
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Very interesting look into the historical past of Vanderhoof. Smithers house was very interesting. Curator was excellent, very passionate and interested in her job.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank EndlessBlue
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We stopped to see the museum and to eat in the OK Cafe on site. It was wonderful to read abut the First Peoples and how they lived before the new settlers came to Central B.C. The history then explains how and why newcomers arrived...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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laurel v
August 5, 2018|
Response from VisitorC6 | Property representative |
Hi Laurel, yes you can on-leash