BC Forest Discovery Centre, Duncan

4.5
Learn more about British Columbia history at BC Forest Discovery Centre, a 40 hectare (100 acre) outdoor museum that comprehensively chronicles the history of logging in the region. With heritage buildings and over 5,000 artifacts--from chainsaws to steam locomotives--the center illustrates the logging industry's important role in British Columbia's past, present, and future. Trails, playgrounds, a gift shop, and concession stands round out the offerings at this family-friendly attraction. Add BC Forest Discovery Centre to your Duncan travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Duncan trip maker website .
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  • This place is amazing, the volunteers and employees are all so kind. It's amazing the amount of love and creativity goes into the events they put on! Last year was my first time going with my then 5 m...  more »
  • I enjoyed my visit here. Lots of informative displays and exhibits about the forestry industry, and of course, a ride on the train is always a good time.  more »
  • This is an Excellent Family Hands-on Museum to learn about the History of the British Columbia Logging Industry. Our family has been many time even just for Riding the Steam Train & having a picnic. I...  more »
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  • Spent the afternoon here and had a fabulous time. The kids love it and truly enjoyed the train ride. Has lots of stops where the kids can play and run around. Great place to spend the day or part of the day. Kids talked about the train ride for more than a year. Will be going back again next time we are in town.
  • My family loves to come here when we're on the island. We all love the train ride, and the exhibits do all have some appeal even for little kids, but the big kids get more out of it. We love to stop at the playground halfway through the train ride and explore the trails. This is a great place to bring young kids!
  • Interesting, fun, and best of all, wheelchair accessible! I'm happy they have a lift onto the train so all our kids could enjoy our trip there.
  • Wonderful place. Make sure to ride the train. The sawmill operates on special occassions.
  • There was something for all ages which is thought was just great. Learned a lot about our logging history and about how the Forest Musium got started. Thank you to the Wellman Family.

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