Adult Programs

Adult Programs

Adult groups are encouraged to book guided tours. Groups of 10 or more receive a discounted admission rate of $6.60 per person (min. 10), including taxes.

Group Bookings

Experience the history of Canada’s West Coast fishing industry and learn about the significance of the canning industry and the village of Steveston with a visit to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Guided tours of the historic salmon canning line include a lesson on the technology and the people who¬†worked in this booming industry at the turn of the 20th century.¬† Groups both local and from afar will find enjoy exploring their connections to our West Coast fishing history.¬†

Contact our Special Interest Groups Coordinator to customize your tour to meet the needs and interests of your group. Past special interest groups have included post-secondary groups, seniors’ tours, conference groups, corporate, leisure,¬†special needs, and more. (60-90 minutes)

English Language Learners-ELL

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 English language levels.  (60-90 minutes)

To book your tour, please contact:  tel 604.664.9234 or fill out the form below.

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    The Gulf of Georgia Cannery is located in the historic fishing village of Steveston, still the largest commercial fishing port in Canada.¬† Built in 1894, the Cannery was one of the biggest of its time and was known as the ‚ÄúMonster Cannery‚ÄĚ. Today the Cannery is the last among more than 15 canneries that occupied cannery row on the Steveston waterfront. Now a national historic site, exhibits showcase the history of Canada‚Äôs West Coast fishing industry.

    The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is a non-profit society and registered charity responsible for the operation of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada on behalf of Parks Canada. Established in 1986, the Society has a membership of over 250 and is governed by a volunteer board of directors.

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