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Alaska Highway House

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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fascinating

Don't come in if you don't have time to see the movie. It really explains things and then the... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
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Interesting Little Museum

This little museum is certainly worth a few minutes of your time. Lots of great history and... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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Discover the story behind the monumental Alaska Highway.Stop in and be amazed by the state-of-the-art technological and imaginative displays (including a 1942 U.S. Army Willys Jeep) that relate the incredible Alaska Highway story of yesterday and...more
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10201 10 St, Dawson Creek, British Columbia V1G 3T5, Canada
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

Don't come in if you don't have time to see the movie. It really explains things and then the exhibit makes since. The history to this road is pretty darned interesting. I'm not sure small kids would enjoy it. There is a small charge for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank-you for visiting the Alaska Highway House. So glad you were able to enjoy the movie and our exhibit. Safe Travels

Reviewed August 27, 2018

This little museum is certainly worth a few minutes of your time. Lots of great history and information packed in just a few rooms.

Date of experience: June 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thanks for the kind review! There sure is a lot of information to learn about the building of the Alaska Highway. Did you happen to watch the hour long film in the museum?

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great spot to visit and also backup your phones and photos. Right next to Mile 0 Post, so you can get a photo too!

Date of experience: August 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thanks for stopping in! We hope you enjoyed the museum on the building of the highway. Happy travels!

Reviewed August 5, 2018

This welcome center with restrooms and maps has a museum--fee--about the building of Alcan highway in 1942 and movie about the building of it. They will gladly take a photo of you at Milepost 0 in the intersection by their building.

Date of experience: June 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, senior information counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hello! Thanks for stopping in, our staff is always happy to take photos of our visitors. Glad you enjoyed the museum, happy travels!

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Great Venue to learn alot of things in a short amount of time. Very easy to view and tour. Great video, it costs $5.00, about the building of the highway.

Date of experience: May 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, senior information counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

Hi there! Thanks for visiting the Alaska Highway House, we're very happy to hear that you enjoyed the exhibit. Safe travels!

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Spent a day touring and was informed to stop in here. Informational museum walk with a bit of history film for a small price. Mostly wall placards with stuff to read but there is also a Jeep and some sets large and small to view....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi there! Thanks for the great review, we hope you enjoyed the Alaska Highway House. Safe travels!

Reviewed July 20, 2018

We find the museum named Alaska Highway House. It is on the corner next to the Mile “0” marker. The museum costs $5.00 per person. It is a very small museum with pictures and historical artifacts from the US Army Corps of Engineers when the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thanks for stopping at the Alaska Highway House. We agree, it's a very informative display! Did you ask our staff to take your photo at the Mile 0 Post?

Reviewed July 9, 2018

More interesting historically than the kitchy Mile 0 Post on the crossroad. This can be challenging to approach and get a picture as it is located in the center of an intersection. Staff from the Alaska Highway House on the corner will escort you and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hi there! Thanks for visiting the Alaska Highway House, our summer hours are 9:00am - 5:00pm daily. We hope you got a good picture. Our staff is always happy to bring visitors out to the Mile Zero Post!

Reviewed June 2, 2018

located next to "Mile Marker 0" of the Alaska-Canada highway sits this small yet informative free museum, museum closes at 1700.

Date of experience: May 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi there, we're happy you enjoyed the Alaska Highway House! Unfortunately, the museum is not free; there is a fee of $5.00 per person. Happy travels!

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This should be stop #2 right after stop #1 at the Visitor Center. There is $5 admission fee The movie showing actual footage of the construction and the hardships endured was the highlight of this stop in Dawson Creek. I will be reminded of all...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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VisitorCentre D C, Senior Information Counsellor at Alaska Highway House, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi there! We're very happy you enjoyed the movie about the building of the Alaska Highway, it is a great start to the trip up the highway. Happy Travels!

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