BC Forest Discovery Centre, Duncan

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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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  • October 2, 2017
    Old logging equipment on display, movie about the logging industry 80 years ago, old school house, blacksmith shop, bunk houses etc. and the favorite for everyone, a steam locomotive trip around the l...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    BC Forest Discovery always has different events for the whole family. They are really friendly and enthusiastic. The steam train is fun as well.  more »
  • September 13, 2017
    We took our 9 year old grandaughter here, spent the whole day, rode the train lots, took a picnic. It was good to show kids how people lived in the past logging camps, old equipment playground. A wond...  more »
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  • June 29, 2017
    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.
  • April 24, 2017
    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!
  • June 6, 2017
    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.
  • June 17, 2017
    Wonderful place. Make sure to ride the train. The sawmill operates on special occassions.
  • June 12, 2017
    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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