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Address: 2202 Vought Street, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 12503780349
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interesting history combined with helpful information

We stopped by for some direction, as we were right outside geocaching on the Gold Country geotour. Ballie House is a stop on the tour...unfortunately, the cache was missing! We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
garywing
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Surrey, Canada
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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for some direction, as we were right outside geocaching on the Gold Country geotour. Ballie House is a stop on the tour...unfortunately, the cache was missing! We did find the ziplock bag though, with the all important code. Staff were very helpful and we had lunch nearby. We didn't take the tour, but seeing the house was... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in Merritt enroute to Kamloops. Arrived at the property near noon. Asked for a tour only to be told, fellow staff member was on lunch, we would have to wait. We went for lunch only to come back to find that now this staff member needed lunch! We didn't wait, no tour unfortunately.

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Thank mimid526
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is our 3rd time visiting the Baillie House info centre. It is very welcoming. Coffee, tea, lemonade, sometime sandwiches and home made cookies, sometimes veggies from someone's garden. Ice cream for sale. A great place to enjoy your lunch in the garden. A great place to shop and explore in the basement. Did I mention the free tour available.... More 

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Thank Norm E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We throughly enjoyed our visit at the Bailie property. So much when we were traveling back through Merritt. We stopped at Subway across the street and brought the launch on over and enjoyed it at there property. There are picnic tables, a fantastic garden and more then welcoming staff. The history here is a great learning experience. Be sure to... More 

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Thank Ryan M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

After an unpleasant visit to the visitors center on the highway 97/ coquihalla junction it was a nice change to have knowledgeable professional staff help us and give us tonnes of information on the valley, they should really be training all the info center staff, Thanks for the pleasant visit !! :)

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Thank laurie f
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Even though there were no free coffee and tea while we were there on May long weekend as the previous reviewers mentioned, it was a very good place to learn/see history of a family of Merritt. The guide was super helpful and she explained very well about the property.

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Thank Thazin T
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

The Baillie Property is located next to an information centre. The house is like a museum, and is very well laid out.

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I first came here in the summer of 2014...Mom was thinking of moving to the Florentine and it was a long hot drive from White Rock, BC. We stopped at the Baillie. They took such good care of Mom, gave us water, offered us tea, sat us down...later, learned it's such a lovely place to learn about Merritt, and still... More 

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Merritt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Gift shop, garage sale, free tea and coffee, very friendly staff. Best deal and flavour for hard ice cream cones ever. Tables available in a lovely yard for brown bag lunch stop for townies and travelers. Lovely heritage property and staff very helpful

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Canada
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227 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

I have been through Merritt MANY MANY times, and have wandered around the outside property a bit a couple of times, but had never gone inside. The two people working inside were awesome ..very friendly and full of interesting information. Some good books for sale on the area as well. This area is rich in history, and I was very... More 

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