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.






(17 and under)


Society Members


*Please note re: Gulf of Georgia Cannery NHS fee increase. Updated admission fees are in effect as of January 1, 2024. More Info.

**All Parks Canada national parks and historic sites, including the Gulf of Georgia Cannery NHS, offer free general admission for youth 17 years old and under. This does not apply to bookings for enhanced services including heritage presentation programs such as tour groups, school programs, and privately guided tours. To learn more, visit our Group Tours page.


Open Daily

10AM to 5PM

Closed on all statutory holidays October to January (including Boxing Day) and will have adjusted hours on December 24 and 31 of 10am-2pm.

Group Admission

Group discounts are available for 10 or more people. Please call 604-664-9009 or email to book your group in advance.

Visitor Site Map

Visitor Information


The Cannery offers parking (paid) and bus drop-off. There is limited free street parking throughout Steveston village. Buses for groups booked in advance may receive a parking pass; please indicate upon booking that a pass will be required.


Photography with flash and video recording is permitted for personal use only, with hand-held equipment. If you would like to take photos or videos inside the museum for commercial purposes, please contact Visitor Services in advance.


Due to our building’s unique placement over the water and historic architecture, it is colder inside the Cannery than it is outdoors; please dress appropriately.


Food and drink are not permitted inside the museum.

Admissions are valid for the full day; visitors may exit and enter during same day open hours.

Pets are not permitted inside the museum except for certified guide and service dogs.


The site is fully wheelchair accessible. However, due to the historic construction of the building, the floor boards may be uneven in some areas. Please contact us for more information on-site accessibility by email or phone 604.664.9009.