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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 the canning operation closed in 1972. Experience the history of BC's oldest intact salmon cannery site. Take a walk along the boardwalks and experience what life and work was like at a remote North Coast cannery. Tours are offered daily and are included in admission. The Can Loft Gift Shop, Mess house cafe and Bunkhouse accommodation are additional visitor amenities available.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Site Open May 1 - Sep 30, 2016 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
2 weeks advance notice for guaranteed full service. Tour confirmation 1 day before . 1 week before for group meal service.
Clothing Gear Required
Please dress warmly and comfortably – much of the experience takes place outdoors, and is subject to rain and cooler coastal temperatures