Explore the rise of the West Coast fishing industry at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in colourful Steveston village. Learn about the multicultural workers who kept the salmon canning lines and a herring reduction plant moving through changing times. Learn about fishing methods from net to can. On a self-guided tour of the historic Fraser River cannery, hear fascinating fish tales revealed through photographs, recordings and fun interactive displays.
Spend a day exploring—it’s on us! We will be offering one free admission day on October 6, 2018.
Hours of operation
Every day, from 10 am to 5 pm
Closed, Oct. 9, Nov. 11, Dec. 24, 25, 26 and Jan. 1
Free admission for youth in 2018.
Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
Amid the smell of salmon and machine oil, workers toiled through history at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery. Hear their stories, work the sliming table and experience the West Coast industrial legacy of "Fishy Business."