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Agassiz Harrison Museum

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Address: 7011 Pioneer Ave, Agassiz, British Columbia V0M 1A0, Canada
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Step back in time and explore the history of the Harrison Hot...

Step back in time and explore the history of the Harrison Hot Springs/Agassiz region. The museum is housed in a 1893 CP Rail Station, one of only a few remaining in Canada and offers an extensive collection of artifacts.

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Nice Collection and Nice People

This little museum has an extensive collection put together by a group of dedicated volunteers. They had just re-opened for the season and were well prepared. Our volunteer... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2016
BCRedBoots
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Victoria, Canada
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Ponoka, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

We stopped in to see the museum and they have a wide array of historical items. It is extremely well organized and one of the volunteers took us through the whole museum and gave us a very interesting explanation of items. It was great!

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Thank Betty Q
Benson, Arizona
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Extremely helpful and animated in telling the history of the area. Wonderful collection. Outside they have a train car and maintenance car. We learned of the flood in 1948 that nearly devastated the community. No dikes along the river which overflowed the banks, Flooded half the town. They have a small gift shop with hand made items and homemade jams.

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

This little museum has an extensive collection put together by a group of dedicated volunteers. They had just re-opened for the season and were well prepared. Our volunteer guides were very sweet and extremely informative. The museum shop was also quite nice with handmade items and a good selection of books. Great blackberry jam!

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Thank BCRedBoots
Agassiz, Canada
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This little train museum offers a great deal of history into the town of Agassiz and surrounding area. Did you know we had a dukobor camp in the area at one time??? Excellent hosts. Lived here for many years and still enjoy browsing around the museum.

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Thank Marn54
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I personally enjoyed it for the sake of history and getting more acquainted with where I live. Also, I spoke with a very kind gentleman when I was there who was very kind and super informative too which made for an enjoyable experience. It's worth the stop in, even if it's a brief one.

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Thank Janelle R
Campbell River, British Columbia
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Reviewed 7 October 2015

A lovely little museum in a beautiful part of the Lower Mainland! Great history of the area with lots to see.

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

Small town of Agassiz. Nice little town with a few restaurants, shops attractions and services. I have been coming to Agassiz for over 40 years on and off. We use Agassiz to do a little shopping, both grocery and staples. they have super valu, shoppers drug mart, red apple, Lordco, BC liquior store, gass stations, few restaurants, and other interesting... More 

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Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

This museum is located inside the old railway station & is chalked full of local history and the surrounding area. When I went in the staff was very friendly & knowledgeable. I would recommend this stop for anyone stopping in Agassiz.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

This is a good museum for learning the local history of the area. There is an out building that holds artifacts from the logging and farming industries. There is also an old caboose you can climb into. The main building was the original train station in the area. The station master's room holds many artifacts from CP Rail. The two... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

This little museum is a gem. There's an amazing amount of artifacts and information here. I may be biased because some of our family items are housed here. However, this is a good stop for anyone interested in the history of the area. The volunteers do an amazing job.

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