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Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre

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Address: Grande Cache, Alberta T0E 0Y0, Canada
Phone Number: 780-827-3300
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Located on Highway 40 and surrounded by stunning vistas of the Canadian...

Located on Highway 40 and surrounded by stunning vistas of the Canadian Rockies, the Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre has much to offer the curious traveler and long time resident. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are available to answer questions and help you make the most of your time in our beautiful mountain town. We offer hiking guides, maps and loads of information about the area.In addition, the Centre also showcases the fascinating history of the area through exhibits and displays: featuring ice age artifacts, dinosaur tracks, Aboriginal heritage and fur trading, full animal mounts, tree and geological descriptions and local industry.

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Very friendly staff who take their time to introduce the area and know the best hikes for your comfort level. They also know a few hidden gems of the area so be sure to stop in!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
Wood2
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Ottawa
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Ottawa
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very friendly staff who take their time to introduce the area and know the best hikes for your comfort level. They also know a few hidden gems of the area so be sure to stop in!

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Thank Wood2
Grande Cache
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great stop on you journey to see what the Grande Cache area has to offer. Interactive for children of all ages. Cute little gift shop to purchase nick nacks. Viewing deck with amazing views of the mountain ranges.

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Thank Mason2004
GrandeCacheTC, tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed our Centre and yes, the view from the top deck is amazing! We are a multi-purpose building; museum, art gallery, art studio, animal displays, gift shop, washrooms, meeting rooms for rent. The Birds' Eye View Interpretive Park which runs adjacent to our building has an interpretive trail with original forestry... More 

Grande Cache, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

The Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre is located at the southeast end of Grande Cache and includes a tourist information desk, interpretive displays, a theater room and a gift shop. The grounds include picnic tables, a gazebo, an interpretive trail as well as three historical buildings (Adam's Creek Fire Tower, Moberly Fire Tower and Muskeg Ranger Station). The friendly... More 

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Thank Jack D
GrandeCacheTC, tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed description of what we have to offer. We appreciate your input. More 

Grande Cache, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I've attended this location several times and staff are always friendly and informative. Highly recommending this place.

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Thank John J
GrandeCacheTC, tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious preview. We appreciate visitors' feedback. More 

Johnstown, Colorado
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123 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Visited the Tourism and Interpretive Centre. The staff were very informative and helpful as well as being friendly. Provided a great deal of information about the area and suggestions of what to see and do in the area. The facility was exceptional and the exhibits amazing. I would recommend to anyone going through Grande Cache.

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Thank Ed50_13
GrandeCacheTC, tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your preview. We appreciate visitors' feedback, which helps to put us on the map! :-) More 

Kamloops, Canada
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255 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Love this place. Some things don't change and don't need too. You can book all excursions at this location. Can also get lots of information about hiking trails in Grande Cache & area. Very helpful place. The view is fabulous. Washrooms available & a great walk about outside.

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GrandeCacheTC, Tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your helpful preview. We appreciate the feedback. More 

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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Staff is friendly and helpful with information on the area. The museum has some great wildlife and other exhibits. The grounds outside is very well kept and great for picnics.

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Thank David S
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

It is so good to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again! More 

Edmonton
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The staff are very friendly and helpful. The displays were well done and it was cool to have pelts on display that we were able to touch.

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Thank brenda343
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! Stop by again soon! More 

Mission, Canada
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

One of our trips through we stopped to have a look, really neat to see some of the original buildings that have been moved, informative & then you go inside the building & I couldn't believe how much stuff was in there, very deceiving from the outside,Lol...a lot to see inside & you can't beat free admission!

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Thank Marina B
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope you stop by again soon! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Great displays. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Lots of information. It is essentially a museum and art gallery combined with a gift shop and tourism center all in one!

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Thank she_drives
GrandeCacheTC, tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Come back soon! More 

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