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Trethewey House Heritage Site

Opens in 26 min: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Absolutely love Trethewey House!!

This is SUCH a great place to go with the kids. Such rich history presented in a fun way. They also... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
San Francisco, California
Really cool heritage site

Going through this property was like going back in time. It was a blast from the past. We had... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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16 Oct 2018
“Absolutely love Trethewey House!!”
12 Jun 2018
“Really cool heritage site”
Trethewey House Heritage Site is operated by Heritage Abbotsford Society, a registered charity. The Heritage Site consists of Trethewey House, Joey’s Playhouse, the Upper Sumas Train Station, Heritage Gallery, and the Sylvia Pincott Heritage Habitat...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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2313 Ware St, Abbotsford, British Columbia V2S 3C6, Canada
+1 604-853-0313
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is SUCH a great place to go with the kids. Such rich history presented in a fun way. They also have this really cool app for families to play - Agents of Discovery. My kids and I walked around while playing this fun and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ponya11
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Going through this property was like going back in time. It was a blast from the past. We had someone take us through and explain a lot about the house and the history of it. The grounds outside are gorgeous

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rempdo
Reviewed September 22, 2017

No understanding of the history of Abbotsford is complete without a visit to the Trethewey House Heritage Site Museum. In it you will discover the importance of this prestigious family's lumber business and its impact on the development of the region. The house itself was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Craig C
Reviewed August 5, 2017

A fantastic place to learn about the history of Abbotsford - the staff are knowledgeable and friendly, and the house itself has been beautifully preserved.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MaylenaL
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

What a gem! We visited this August and had a lovely tour of the Trethewey House by a lovely lady who works in the Archives next door! Be aware of their limited hours that these tours are available, but well-worth planning your trip around them....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank RobertsFam2015
Reviewed March 15, 2016

This old house was the family home of very prominent local family. In its time, it was a revolutionary building with forced air heating, electric lights in every room, and numerous other features that we now accept as routine, but in 1912 ... this place...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Paul B
Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you're interested in early life and industry in Abbotsford this is a good place to start. This heritage house museum helps tell the story of the Trethewey family and the mill that supplied much needed lumber for building this town in the country. The...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed April 25, 2015

We need more historic sites in this City! Fantastic! Real pieces of history are found all over this house!

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Katelyn Y
Reviewed April 22, 2015

This place is great to visit any day of the year, but at Halloween they put on the great Hunted house for people to enjoy! Super creepy!

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank crazzy_j46
Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lots of history. Some say the Trethewey House is haunted. They have seen on more than a few occasions a Woman upstairs staring out the window. Usually at mid evening just before dusk. The house sits on the park Mill Lake park. Beautiful photographs of...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank shadoweagle
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