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“"A Dam Great Drive "”

Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre
Ranked #7 of 46 things to do in Revelstoke
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Owner description: The Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre will open again from Saturday, May 19 to Monday, September 3 for the 2018 season. We offer guided and self-guided tours seven days a week from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Revelstoke Dam Visitor Centre offers a wide range of exhibits and activities for all ages. Come enjoy our interactive displays, First Nations gallery, theatre and gift shop. Learn how the Revelstoke project was built, how water is turned into energy, and don't miss out on an elevator ride to the lookout located atop the massive, 175-metre high concrete dam. The facility is fully wheelchair accessible, incorporating wheelchair ramps, elevators and wheelchair-accessible toilets.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Dam is very close to the town proper. If you are interested in engineering and structure, you may include a short visit to this dam. Entrance fee is affordable.

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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Visited the Visitor Centre for the 2nd time, very exciting place. Impressed by the dimensions of the dam.

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Reviewed January 25, 2013

There are self guided tours as well as group arrangements. These tours are well done. What you would expect from BC Hydro. New turbine etc. for those dam fans.

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Reviewed November 1, 2012

wow what an interesting place the tour was very informative. the fellow told us everything you always wanted to snom about the damn thing ha ha

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Reviewed October 14, 2012

We are from Austria and stayed in Revelstoke 2 days on our private tour through British Columbia. Our B&B host had recommended us to visit Revelstoke Dam and it is really worthwhile visiting. In Austria we have large water power stations as well, so we appreciated very much all the construction done in the 1980's. The Visitor Center has very good explanations about the river, the planning of the dam, the construction, etc.

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