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Merritt Visitor Centre

2250 Voght Street, Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1R6, Canada
+1 250-378-0349
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BC knows how inform tourists and this place looks best

By all means stop by this place and get great information... The staff was excellent... Also check... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Don H
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Kirkland, Washington
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Interesting and Educational

We dropped in to get a map of the area and what a delightful surprise we got! All of the staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cindy M
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North Vancouver, Canada
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Tourism Merritt is at the heart of the Nicola Valley. Whether you’re traveling to or through the City of Merritt, the Merritt Visitor Centre at the Baillie House is a great location to start your visit. You can find Merritt tourism information, enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, or juice, and enjoy the lovely property which is especially vibrant in the spring and summer months. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Merritt, the staff at the Merritt Visitor Centre at the Baillie House can assist you with visitor information, finding accommodations, restaurants and local points of interest.
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2250 Voght Street, Merritt, British Columbia V1K 1R6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

By all means stop by this place and get great information... The staff was excellent... Also check out the vintage stuff this is available.

Thank Don H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in to get a map of the area and what a delightful surprise we got! All of the staff were helpful and polite and then we were told that we could take a tour of the Baillie House. What? We didn't even know...More

Thank Cindy M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cycled into town and the rain started to come down pretty hard so we wandered to the visiter centre where we met Rachel. She was so helpful and then took us an amazing tour of the Baillie House! She was so much fun and so...More

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

I love this place! Aside from visitor information like maps and brochures, the passionate staff are super helpful about what to see and do in Merritt and in the surrounding area. I could hang out in the backyard for hours in the summer. Make sure...More

Thank Jade335
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Merritt Tourist Centre is located in the historic Baillie House. Excellent source of information, local and provincial. Staff live in Merritt and are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Interesting items available for sale. Tours conduvpcted through the historic home on the property.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Your typical museum but I thought there would have been more historic photos. I found there was a little too much crafts from local people. Don't get me wrong, I love seeing local crafts but there was not a lot of actual history. Still a...More

Thank Pauline D
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

So neat! The house tour is wonderful and the property runs a small antique/second hand shop to fund the project. Being avid vintage hunters we found a bunch of hidden gems at a great price and felt good supporting this project. Lovely garden you can...More

Thank sparks394
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Bring your picnic! The staff offer free iced-tea, lemonade. Antiques and local crafts for sale. Mother's Day features annual tea in the garden. Tour the house, barn & grounds. Amazing flowers spring through autumn! Let the kids run while you revive under the shade trees....More

Thank Anita W
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Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to stop and see. I enjoyed all the history I learned about the area. Diffently recommend people to take the time to visit.

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

This is a great place to take a picnic lunch or bring a pizza from Yaki Joe's. During the summer, tables are out in the lush beautiful garden the volunteers tend and they offer baking and lemonade or ice tea. There are souvenirs and antiques...More

Thank Sandy L
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