**The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is temporarily closed. Please check our Resources page to access information and activities to learn about the history of Canada’s west coast fishing industry. We will continue to update this page as new resources become available. **
Starting Victoria Day long weekend to Labour Day (May 16 to September 7, 2020), we offer the Cannery Experience, including guided tours of the permanent exhibits; salmon tastings; costumed heritage interpreters; and scheduled canning line machine demonstrations, in addition to all the other interactive exhibits and programming to enhance your museum visit. During Fall/Winter season (September to April), please check our daily program schedule at the Front Desk, to find out what’s happening on the day of your visit.
Offered year-round, learn about the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site’s permanent exhibits with a guided tour, or explore at your leisure with a self-guided exhibit map. A 25-minute introductory film Ebb & Flow: Turning Points in the History of West Coast Fishing, is available by request. Our feature exhibit, The Label Unwrapped: the History of Canned Salmon Labels will show daily from May 2019 to Spring 2021.
A variety of community and cultural events are held at the Cannery. Please visit Events to find the latest information about what’s happening. If you are interested in holding a special event at the Cannery, please see Rentals.
Please check with our Front Desk staff to find out what’s happening on the day of your visit, or visit our Events page by clicking the button below: