BC Forest Discovery Centre, Duncan

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
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. Use our Duncan trip generator to arrange your visit to BC Forest Discovery Centre and other attractions in Duncan.
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  • We had visitors recently-seniors who were so delighted to learn about the train/forestry history. Sweet old gent just filled with glee to see all the historical elements of Cowichan forestry. Great fo...  read more »
  • For the 6-year-old, a great "Playground" with undermining machines (not just railway) for us a short excursion in ´ story conclusion: lohnensweretr country
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  • It's so much fun to take the steam train ride with family. You can see beautiful view along the tour. Nice museum to browse. A lot of fun space for kids. 
  • Friendly staff, the train is fun. Alot of trails to wander around. They frequently have deals on Groupon.
  • The museum is good but what makes this place awesome is the steam train. My kids love the train. You can easily spend an afternoon here with your kids without ever feeling bored.
  • We have gone here in the winter and the summer. During both times we had a blast. Lots to see and do and very educational!
  • Awesome place for kids/adults that love trains! Really friendly staff.
  • Excellent museum to spend 1/2 day in. The train ride is very fun. There are plenty of historical artifacts that tie to the forestry history of the region.
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