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Enjoyable science learning

We have long wanted to visit the dam to learn more about hydroelectricity. Although we could have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ihadaname22
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London
Tour was the best way to see the dam

We visited the dam visitor centre first thing in the morning and joined the 10:30 tour. It was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jimvcr
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Vancouver
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The Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre is open for the 2018 season from Saturday, May 19 to Monday, September 3, 2018. Visitors may notice that we’re renovating but don’t worry, we’re open our regular hours and Tour Guides are ready to welcome you for...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have long wanted to visit the dam to learn more about hydroelectricity. Although we could have done the self-guided tour we decided it would likely be more insightful to have the tour guide. I confirm for us this was the right choice as the...More

1  Thank Ihadaname22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the dam visitor centre first thing in the morning and joined the 10:30 tour. It was the best way to see the dam. The tour staff member was very knowledgeable of the dam and the tour was a good logical way to see...More

1  Thank Jimvcr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were worried our dog will be left in the car or outside but the staff accompanied us to the bike shed and also provide water. The dam is very interesting to see and guided tour is worth having as she explains its history and...More

2  Thank NormanBelen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty interesting tour through the dam. Really good thing for kids to see. Awesome views of the water on both sides.

2  Thank 373lawrenceb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor centre has lots of informative boards, optional guided tours, and films. All in all it was an interesting visit.

2  Thank Beryl S
BCHydro, Manager at Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to stop at the Visitor Centre. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were made very welcome during our visit to the dam and found the exhibits very well presented and informative. The tour is well worth doing and you see quite a bit of the facility, though some areas such as the turbine hall are viewed...More

1  Thank Mattinbrum
BCHydro, Manager at Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We're happy you felt welcomed while you were at the dam and found our tour informative. Hope you have safe travels back home but we're so glad that you chose to stop and visit our facility while in Canada.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the dam and were amazed at the enormity of its structure. We didn’t take the guided tour as were pushed for time. It’s a very interesting stop off and worth a look. Admission is cheap and it’s got some good interactive stuff for...More

Thank Helen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful site to visit. First you go through a security gate. and a very nice gentleman will give you some info and will check ID for security reasons Then there is ample parking for cars, RV's and trucks pulling trailers There is a nice...More

Thank Martin V
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for things to do whislt in Revelstoke then please don't miss out a visit to the dam and hydro electric visitors centre. First thing remeber and take ID such as drivers licence or passport. There are two very nice guards at the entrance and...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful area close to downtown Revelstoke, free tour and parking. Revelstoke dam is not on the scale of Hoover Dam but it is very interesting.

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Christy C
June 21, 2017|
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Response from BCHydro | Property representative |
Hello - thanks for the questions. We do restrict bags and purses from the Visitor Centre for security purposes. However we do provide some free lockers for your use inside or you can always lock them securely in your own... More
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Jennifer K
February 4, 2017|
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Response from New T | Reviewed this property |
You should check to see if you'll even be able to get to the parking lot. I don't think you will. They are pretty strict about security. With that said if you can get anywhere near it you may be amazed at how big it is but... More
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Wahine1968
January 30, 2016|
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Response from Ashton F | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are tours available, I've seen the groups walking around before with guides. There may also be a self guided tour available.
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