Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, Richmond

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Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, a former leading producer of canned salmon in British Columbia, today is a National Historic Site that houses a fishing museum. The museum boasts interactive exhibits and videos to explain the cannery's historical role. Learn how the massive production allowed owners to employ a huge range of people including Chinese, Japanese, and Europeans in the early 1900s. Guided tours are offered in French or English. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site by using our Richmond travel route planning app.
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  • Many years ago we visited this attraction, but so much has been changed and many additions made to this attraction. So if you have been to see this National Historic Site for a while, its time to go....  more »
  • This museum is fascinating and really well presented. Part of the Cannary is still operational (the only full time cannery now in BC). We took the guided tour and, being the only 2 on the tour that.....  more »
  • One of the best museum I have ever been to. So much to see. You have to take several lefts and rights to be able catch it all. The staff is eager to tell you the history of the Cannery and the bay. The price of entry is affordable and if you are under 18 you get in free. I'll definitely be back soon.
  • Awesome, really neat place and experience of important history! The staff was really really really nice and went out of their way to give us a great experience! Thank you Tara! We had the opportunity to see the canning line demonstration which was a bonus. Highly recommended for anyone interested in history.
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