North Pacific Cannery Museum, Prince Rupert
(4.6/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Discover the significant force in America's West Coast fishing industry at North Pacific Cannery Museum, a 19th and 20th century salmon cannery connecting you with an integral part of British Colombia's economic, industrial and cultural history. Explore the boardwalks, industrial buildings and surrounding picturesque wilderness to get a taste for the place, then take an Industry or Cannery Life tour with an expert guide, learning everything there is to know about the role of the salmon cannery. A series of exhibits illustrate the canning lines and fishing methods, and a cosy Mess House offers local cuisine and freshly brewed coffee. Make sure to wrap up warm-- much of the experience takes place outdoors. Add North Pacific Cannery Museum and other attractions to your Prince Rupert trip itinerary using our Prince Rupert tour planner.
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  • One of the few opportunities to see how here used to be the salmon was caught and canned. We even found a Dutch label look! What a wonderful setting on the Skeena River for such a factory, and fine weather that this industrial heritage has been refurbished. Recommended!
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  • Really interesting to see how the process was done manually! A great part of history that has been restored beautifully. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. 
  • It was a great opportunity to step back in time and see how things worked yesteryear. How slowly the manual ways were changed to mechanical ways, and progress took over. The tour guides are well infor...  more »
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  • We love visiting North Pacific Cannery each year. The site and location are majestic and I always learn new things each time I take the guided tours. Additionally, the restoration work over the past handful of years has been a fascinating transformation to save this historical site. Each time we go out there are new pieces of the puzzle that have been safely and accurately restored.
  • Had a surprisingly great time here! Well worth the drive out, a gorgeous setting and a well maintained and laid out exhibit.
  • Great pics! We delivered fuel there by tanker in the late '50's.
  • Great place
  • Very interesting! Well worth having a look at! Extremely informed folks making the visit very worthwhile!