COVID-19 and your visit to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
All you need to know to prepare for your visit to the Cannery.
- Programs are available in both in French and in English.
- Programs and tours are offered on weekdays throughout the year.
- Students will be visiting a historic cannery. The programs are held indoors, but the temperature will be similar to the temperature outdoors, and often times cooler.
- Admission is $7.75 per student, taxes included. A minimum of 10 participants is required per program. Receive a 20% discount off your class’ second program when two programs are booked for the same class, on the same day.
- Free parking and an indoor lunch space (up to 50 people) are offered.
- Teachers can preview the site for free. Present your teacher ID to receive one free admission and to learn more about our programs (not applicable during Special Events).
Additional Youth Programs
Day Camps / Out of School Care (ages 6 to 12)
Cannery Quest is a fun and interactive experience for youth 6 to 12. Stepping away from the traditional curriculum-based learning, this program includes: A Journey Through Time (15 minute film), a Canning Line tour, scavenger hunt and games. Students and youth will enjoy being immersed in and engaged by our rich history. (90 minutes)
English Language Learners-ELL (ages 8 to 17)
Visit a Parks Canada National Historic Site and learn about how canning salmon on Canada’s West Coast is an important part of our history. Students will learn about the salmon life-cycle, tour the historic salmon canning line, and learn about people who immigrated here from all over the world to work in this industry. Tours are interactive and can be adapted to various ages and English language levels. (60-90 minutes)