North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site

North Pacific Cannery National Historic Site
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BarbaraMD59
Williamsburg, VA269 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
My husband and I drove from Prince Rupert to see this historic cannery. We arrived just as a tour was starting so we joined the tour. It was a fantastic tour. The young woman who led the tour did a very thorough and excellent job of explaining how the cannery operated at different times in its history. We very much enjoyed visiting this historic site.
Written September 16, 2023
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alhlstnam
Chicago, IL134 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
Given that the salmon fishing and cannery industry was integral to Alaska-Southern BC economy and history, a visit to a cannery is a must. The site was kept in the state it probably was when in operation - derelict equipment scattered about, buildings in need of some repair, and others. What was thankfully missing was the fish smell. The tour guide, Emily, was phenomenally good: she took us through the site and explained each area and gave a lot of information and insight; I really got a feel of life at ta cannery. Her presentation was not rehearsed and without any notes. I had only 1 question - what was the workers' pay 100 years ago - that she couldn't answer. This was the best excursion I went on as part of a cruise; if Emily is your guide you'll think so too.
Written August 14, 2023
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gulietta
North Battleford, Canada245 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
We catered for a wedding at the cannery. What and wonderful experience! The staff is incredibly accommodating and the venue breathtaking. We could stay on the premises which made the work so much easier.
Written July 10, 2023
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Brad B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Excellent tour of one of BC’s last canneries. Lots of historical information while visiting the cannery sites many buildings open for viewing.
Written June 18, 2023
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BradSimsbury
Vatnajokull National Park, Iceland16 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Family
While the cannery is interesting the tour was terrible. The Tour Leader Barb was reading off of notes, had no answers to most questions and spoke in a small voice so we couldn’t hear what she was saying unless we stood next to her. She was also not excited about her job.
If you need notes you shouldn’t be a tour leader. Also she had little history of the Cannery - she didn’t even know when the cannery stopped operating as a cannery.
Based on other reviews apparently there are great tour leaders. We just didn’t get one.
Written May 22, 2023
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neLuv2Go
Lincoln, NE33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
We so enjoyed our visit to the Site, which is not only historically interesting, but is in an absolutely beautiful setting. We took a guided tour, and would recommend that visitors always do that. You will get so much more out of your visit, learn so much more, and get to see the various machines turned on. Our guide was knowledgeable and personable. The Cannery is worth the bit of time it takes to get there.
Written October 1, 2022
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yyesiamtrish2
Victoria, Canada1,371 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
This was a great visit made amazing by our interpretive tour guide Corbin. Corbin had absolutely incredible knowledge and a wonderful way of pacing the tour and telling the story and history of the cannery. I learned so much, not only about the actual processing, but also about the working environment and abhorrent labour practices back then. Again our guides historical knowledge brought it all to life for me. The cannery is just a short distance from Prince Rupert and should be included in the top things to do under that location as well in Trip Advisor so people don’t miss out.
Written August 28, 2022
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Vickers55
Cambridge, UK711 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Couples
Stunning historic site with a fantastic tour. Working old machinery and intersting social history. Site huge and atmospherics. Good view over water. Triply a hidden gem and if you are on prince Rupert area a must. The site also includes a large working model railway.
Written June 18, 2022
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Terry D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Friends
We where driving to Prince Rupert and decided to stop off at the cannery in Port Edwards even though all the signs where saying closed. We went anyway I was taking photos from the gate when so gracious a lady pull up and opened the gate. She asked if we would like to tour the Cannery. She introduced herself as Ann,I didn’t get a last name but she took us on a tour and did an excellent job showing us around. Really passionate about the history of Canneries and the fishing industry. I’m glad we took a little time off the path we where headed.
Brilliant Job Ann but no John West labels.
Written August 13, 2021
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wallybee43
Sherwood Park, Canada395 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
We decided to get off the beaten path and visit this village on our travels through northern BC. Views were great and we were able to see the Cannery but is was not open due to CoVid. We found that even though BC was opened up, CoVid was blamed for a lot of poor service or closures of events and activities. Out by the road there was an old canner machine which was interesting to look at.
Written July 27, 2021
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