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Creston Museum

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Excellent Small Town Museum!

The Creston Museum contains many quirky and interesting exhibits. It's not the same-old, same-old... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
circa2015
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Spokane, Washington
A nice stroll, a pleasant break

This provides for a nice driving break, allowing you to walk around and absorb some of the area... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2019
booboo51
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Cranbrook, Canada
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We tell great stories. We can explain how Creston got its wacky time zone. We can tell you about the steamship that became a tractor (sort of), the first airplane to land in Creston, and the teacher who refused to be fired. Speaking of "great...more
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219 Devon St, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Creston Museum contains many quirky and interesting exhibits. It's not the same-old, same-old kind of experience. Our guide added a great deal to our visit, with humorous and thorough observations.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank circa2015
Tammy_Bradford, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for joining us - and we’re very glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed May 18, 2019

This provides for a nice driving break, allowing you to walk around and absorb some of the area history.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank booboo51
Tammy_Bradford, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2019

Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed August 30, 2018

We were treated to a personal guide, at no cost, who was able to give us anecdotal information on almost every aspect of the museum. This was one of the most complete museums, with lots and lots of artifacts, that I have experienced, and it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thanks for visiting - and I am so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and our guided tours! Tammy

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I loved the old tools and machinery that were set up like still being used. The rooms set up for all the old bedrooms and kitchen was amazing

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Terry S
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your visit! Tammy

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

A great place to take visitors. Clean. A good representation of the history of the valley. Lots of fun events to take in

Date of experience: August 2018
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Tammy_Bradford, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thanks for stopping in - and so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Wifes home town...been coming for 49 years and our first visit here. Allow yourself lots of time... It's a great little museum. well done guys!... From the staff to the grounds it's a must see.

Date of experience: July 2018
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CrestonMuseumManager, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

I'm so glad you stopped in - and equally glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed July 25, 2018

What a nice visit, lovely setting with lots of exhibits outside. Interesting agro, and industrial collections. And, you get a Guide to explain anything to you. Traveling through Creston on #3. stop for a break and enjoy.

Date of experience: July 2018
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CrestonMuseumManager, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2018

Hey, Ernie, thanks for visiting us! I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience! Tammy

Reviewed July 4, 2018

This museum is awesome for a small town. We were very impressed. Lots to see and learn and helpful staff to answer any questions.

Date of experience: June 2018
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CrestonMuseumManager, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thanks for your comments, Marilyn! Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! Tammy

Reviewed June 30, 2018

What a collection of things from the past. We took a guided tour for an hour but could have spent much longer. Several buildings house agricultural equipment, a trappers cabin, tools and equipment for the orchard industry, a pioneer homestead, mining equipment, sawmill equipment, a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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CrestonMuseumManager, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thanks so much for visiting - I’m very glad to hear you enjoyed the Creston Museum!

Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Found it by surprise. Wonderful time capsule of local history, as well as extensive collection of clothes, tools, farm and industrial machinery, medical equipment, early electrical appliances, furnishings, toys, buildings from 19th & 20th centuries. And a well done large working HO model railroad. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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CrestonMuseumManager, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thanks for visiting us, Laurence - I’m so glad to hear you enjoyed it!

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