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Kilby Historic Site

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What a little gem !

Took the back route to Vancouver from Harrison and came across the sign for Kilby historic site... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
T0ri1975
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Informative and enthusiastic staff

A visit that had exceeded my expectations. A site which provides an insight into 1920s life in a... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
smrgeog
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Vancouver, Canada
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Experience a 1920s Fraser Valley living history site with costumed interpreters. This 5 acre BC Heritage attraction includes our 1906 General Store Museum, Manchester House Hotel & Post Office, friendly farm animals and orchard playground. Site...more
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215 Kilby Road | School Road, Harrison Mills, British Columbia V0M 1L0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the back route to Vancouver from Harrison and came across the sign for Kilby historic site.... pulled in out of curiosity and what a smashing little find it was ! The folk were so friendly and lovely ...they told us about what the site...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

A visit that had exceeded my expectations. A site which provides an insight into 1920s life in a logging town. The most interesting part of my visit is actual unsold merchandise in the now historic general store. There is a curious room dedicated to Sasquatch...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A nice drive out from Tsawwassen, didn't expect to be so interesting. Ideal for all age groups, small children can play traditional games and make icecream. Cafe is excellent.

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience! We appreciate your comments, and 5 star rating!

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit with children to see the farm animals and the many historic things from the old times, that most of the young ones cannot even relate to in this fast-paced age.

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you for your 5 star rating and comments from your recent visit. See you again soon.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

For our Dominion (Canada) Day celebration my wife and I decided to visit this historical site. We loved it. The amount of genuine historical artifacts, agricultural, household, personal and other related items from the 1920's was astounding. There was a great deal of time and...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. As a charitable, non-profit we really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. It helps us to get the word out to others about this hidden gem.

Reviewed June 20, 2018

We visited the Kilby Historic Site on Father's Day. Lots of special events, including a Black Powder rifle demonstration. We very much enjoyed looking through the old store and upstairs in the old hotel. Enjoyed the BBQ. Lots to do and see, with helpful guides...More

Thank Don L
Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We always love hearing from folks and glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed June 12, 2018

We had a wonderful tour - they nicely opened up just for our group. We had a home made lunch of sandwiches (gosh it was just like my mom made - the best egg salad sandwiches on the planet and I heard the same about...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We certainly enjoyed hosting your group. Thanks again for your comments.

Reviewed June 2, 2018

Kilby Historic Site is very welcoming from the minute you walk through the doors and begin to smell the home-style food that is cooking up in the little kitchen. The gift shop is full of great keepsakes, including items by local artisans. The farm has...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you so much for leaving your comments and rating us on Trip Advisor. As a charitable non-profit it's folks like you that help us to get the word out about this hidden treasure... BC's Museum of Rural History!

Reviewed October 31, 2017

This is a very interesting museum dating back to the early 1900's. The whole place has been kept as it was, starting with the small farm, the general store (once owned by the Kilby family), a heritage post office, the Manchester House Hotel and various...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience!

Reviewed October 23, 2017

I visited on a cold, rainy afternoon but the weather didn't matter as there is a good amount of shelter and it was such a brilliant place that I didn't care about getting wet. I started with lunch, wonderful vegetable soup with big chunks of...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We really appreciate the time you took to write these thoughts down. As a charitable non-profit we are thankful for this type of testimonial that encourage others to experience this little piece of history, out here off...More

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We paid the family rate which was $25(2 adults, 3 kids) Adults were $10, youth $8, kids 5 under free. There was also a 10% discount if your AMA/BCAA member.
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