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1889 Skeena Dr, Port Edward, 
British Columbia, V0V 1G0

Located on the outskirts of Port Edward, 20 km from Prince Rupert, the North Pacific Cannery's history is unique on the west coast of North America. Established in 1889, it had almost 90 years of continuous salmon canning production and fish processing until ending in the late 1970s. Experience the history of BC's oldest surviving salmon cannery. Take a walk along the boardwalks and experience early coastal lifestyle. Tours are offered daily and are included in admission. Gift shop, cafe and accommodations are also available.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Site Open May 1 - Sep 30, 2015 Open Tuesday to Sunday , 10:00am to 5 p.m. in May, June, September Open 7 days a week, 10:00am to 5 From July 1 through Labour Day Winter season: By appointment

Amenities & Facilities *

Accessible Facilities Food Services
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Group Policy
Minimum 2 weeks advance notice for guaranteed full service. Confirmation 1 day before for tours, 1 week before for meals.
Clothing Gear Required
Please dress warmly and comfortably – much of the experience takes place outdoors, and is subject to rain and cooler coastal temperatures