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Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre

Grande Cache, Alberta T0E 0Y0, Canada
+1 780-827-3300
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Knowledgeable

First stop we made and they were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. She recognized our family... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
natalied698
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Edmonton, Canada
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Helpful

There are a lot of resources here, and it is an interesting place to stop, but the person... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Malissa H
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First stop we made and they were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. She recognized our family demographic and suggested activities to suit us. We asked many questions regarding the area and she answered all our questions.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of resources here, and it is an interesting place to stop, but the person misadvised us on what to expect on a few hikes. We may have made different choices if we had more accurate information.More

Thank Malissa H
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in to see the centre and ask your questions! We are sorry you felt the information provided was inaccurate. The trail information we receive is provided by explorers, such as yourself, and unfortunately inaccuracies do occur. We do not have staff...More

Reviewed July 2, 2017

Great place. Amazing displays and great taxidermy. My family history is on the walls. Nice to know where a person comes from.

Thank Doug P
GrandeCacheTC, Tourism Service representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you for your nice review. Glad you were able to find your family history in our museum

Reviewed February 4, 2017

It's a small town and this is one of the few buildings with any sort of cultural investment put into it, second to the rec centre and adjacent park. Tons of information packed into there. Looking for fur? How about off season deathrace swag? Upstairs...More

Thank girlonwhyte
GrandeCacheTC, Tourism Service Representive at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed January 25, 2017

Great displays of the history of the area. Also displays of local industry really tell the history and stories of the people of Grande Cache.

Thank 757myronh
GrandeCacheTC, tourism centre rep at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

Thank you for your review. Yes, its thanks to the Grande Cache Historical Society for their research and input for our displays. We are indebted to them, plus all the other local people and industries for their participation in making our Centre a reality.

Reviewed October 17, 2016

Beautiful building and decor. We were there on a Sunday when it would seem to be a day for tourist visits. There was a small staff and we were told they were quite busy getting ready for their 20th Anniversary. I felt a little uncomfortable...More

Thank Joan L L
GrandeCacheTC, Manager at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2017

Hello Joan, I apologize that this response has taken so long. I only became aware of your comments recently. Your observations are correct about several points. We do have a very small staff. On October 16th, all three of us were working at the Tourism...More

Reviewed September 21, 2016

In all our travels across western Canada this visitor center is the best one we've been too to date, the staff were first rate taking the time to point out all the hidden locales in and around Grande Cache, definitely worth a stop.

Thank Joe N
GrandeCacheTC, tourism services rep at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

Wow! We're so pleased you gave us such a great review and that we could make your stop worthwhile. Thank you!

Reviewed August 29, 2016

I stopped by here for checking out the little museum, see if there are any new brochures or trail maps available, and to visit the "facilities" after an afternoon hike to Eaton Falls. The staff was super friendly and knowledgeable, there were new maps to...More

Thank Valaki_Valahol
GrandeCacheTC, tourism services rep at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

We always appreciate the feedback. Thanks so much for yours. We hope to see you again!

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!

Thank Wood2
GrandeCacheTC, tourism services rep at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are always glad to be of service.

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.More

Thank Mason2004
GrandeCacheTC, tourism hostess at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2016

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...More

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