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North Pacific Cannery Museum

1889 Skeena Drive | Box 1109, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-628-3538
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Great way to spend a rainy afternoon

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the cannery and had lunch in the quaint restaurant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John V
Worth the drive!

We visited the cannery as our other plans fell through. It was well worth the trip! Fascinating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mrspaulh
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1889 Skeena Drive | Box 1109, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-628-3538
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the cannery and had lunch in the quaint restaurant. It was very interesting learning about the history of the cannery.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the cannery as our other plans fell through. It was well worth the trip! Fascinating history, well informed guides who were friendly and knew what they were talking about. Highly recommend this trip!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all the 20 km trip from the Prince Rupert Museum to the North Pacific Cannery is very scenic and the round trip fare is very reasonable by the city bus. The bus schedule is every 2 hours but between the excellent guided tour...More

1  Thank Kathrynoflangley
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skeena1889, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and your suggestions. We are pleased that you enjoyed yourself.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history of the cannery was very interesting but it seemed to go on and on and on ….. I really think they need to shorten it up !!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very difficult to get a full understanding of such a museum without a tour guide. We arrived a few minutes before 10 am and there was no tour till 11 am. We were unable to stay that long so missed an essential part....More

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skeena1889, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments and suggestions.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well run, organized museum with extremely knowledgeable staff who put on a very interesting tour. Seeing some of the old fashioned tools and equipment as well listening to the stories told by the staff was very interesting. Would recommend this tour to...More

Thank Robbonon51
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to this museum offers you a very good insight to the early life in this area, based on the fishing industry that sustained it. This is very very well laid out and you can either wander around on your own or wait for...More

Thank Cucina58
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating visit! Alexan welcomed us and got us caught up with a tour that had recently started. Ann was a knowledgeable tour guide whose descriptions helped us imagine what it was like to be at the cannery at different times in history. She visited...More

Thank Mitzi L
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skeena1889, General Manager at North Pacific Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments. It was a pleasure having your visit the North Pacific Cannery.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome job at bringing back history , steve and crew have done well and i hear sarahs kitchen has awesome food as well...good job guys.....a must visit.

Thank Crew A
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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Spent a couple hours here on a beautiful sunny day. Fairly large site with lots to take in. This place, along with many other similar canneries, played a very important role in the NW region of BC for many decades and the history is very...More

Thank dpezz
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Melissa W
November 10, 2015|
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Response from calvert6504 | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they are open during the winter...the road is not the best and If I remember correctly it is not maintained during winter months
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ronbern
July 30, 2015|
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Response from skeena1889 | Property representative |
Yes, there is a city bus from Prince Rupert from May 1st through Sept 30th.
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lorpatu
May 27, 2015|
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Response from JT F | Reviewed this property |
Times are 9-5. Cafe on site. Adults 12 children 8 or a family pass is $25.
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