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Address: 219 Devon St, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G3, Canada
Phone Number: 250 428-9262
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

We tell great stories. We can explain how Creston got its wacky time zone....

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" stories, there's "The Great Railway Race" and the "Great Creston Bank Robbery." And have you heard the one about the imaginary student in Grade Thirteen? Really, we're not making this up. Why would we? Truth is so much better than fiction. We can even help you tell the greatest story of all: your own. So come on in. After all, there's no time like the present to discover the past.

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Good visit!!

I stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon and was greeted by enthusiastic staff immediately! The tour itself was inexpensive and a good length. Lots of things to look at, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
provincialwander
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Lethbridge, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon and was greeted by enthusiastic staff immediately! The tour itself was inexpensive and a good length. Lots of things to look at, but sometimes we rushed passed things so I couldn't ask questions. The staff was friendly and made the history of Creston fun! I learned a lot.

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Nelson, Canada
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sons & myself visited the museum this week. We were pleasantly surprised by the interesting buildings and stone work. I loved the combination of indoor and outdoor displays. The old school house is in original condition. And there are picnic tables to enjoy a family luncheon. Summer students guide you around & provide interesting anecdotes about the area.

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Thank Gemma103
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit - we loved having you all here. Thanks for the great review! More 

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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this museum with our toddler. Much bigger than we expected! We were toured around by a young man who worked there- he was very friendly, told us some interesting things, and went along with our "toddler pace" patiently! We also wandered around outside on our own and enjoyed looking at all the old farm equipment. We... More 

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CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

So glad to hear you and your little one had a good time! More 

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

A great place to visit and find out all about the Creston valley from day one to today. It also has really cool buildings fron areas around the valley as well as a great train room of life in Creston. A travel back in time.

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1 Thank Tim L
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments, and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

Sangudo, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

The train setup was great and all of the information about the area was so interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Thank kareterr
Oldsmar, Florida
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55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Excellent collection of the old stuff of this area.....great buildings and items well displayed. Informative staff

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1 Thank Kenn S
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Hi, Kenn - so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Stopped off to have a look after driving to long was greeted by nice staff at the Museum. Amazing collection and displays and a great train set that was going too

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CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Hey - I remember showing you the trains! So glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Golden, Canada
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in today with half an hour to closing and I was really impressed by this place. I think they've done an amazing Job for a small town. I love how they used an old stone house to hold the majority of museum and I like how they spread their exhibit several several small buildings. They have done a... More 

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2 Thank Sheldon D
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, Sheldon. We work hard to create interesting, informative exhibits, and I'm happy to find you think we've succeeded. Look forward to seeing you here again! More 

Calgary, Canada
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420 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Stopped by for an hour. Was very impressed with many of the displays including the model train, medical tools and farming equipment. Lots of chances to learn so much about the Creston area.

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2 Thank TGB40
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Hello, Gus and Terry - Thanks for stopping at the Creston Museum. I'm very glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to learn more about Creston - that's what we aim for! I will let the Model Railway Club members know that you enjoyed their efforts, as well. More 

Cornwall, Canada
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127 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife was born and raised in Creston but had not been back for 35 years so this visit was a trip down Memory Lane. The lady in the information office suggested we visit the museum and we're glad we did. Before she sold her house my mother-in-law had given some articles to the museum and my wife was able... More 

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Thank Enery8th
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit - and that your wife was able to relive her own story. Thanks for coming to see us, and I hope you'll come back again! More 

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