Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, in picturesque Steveston Village, stands as a representation of the historical significance of Canada's West Coast fishing industry. As one of British Columbia's few restored canneries, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society honours this history by sharing stories of the fishing industry and its communities through exhibitions, collections, and programs, and events.

See the historic canning machines in action

Be transported in time as the restored 1930s – 1950s era canning line springs into action. 

Enjoy a guided tour

Explore over 4,000 sq. ft. of the restored Cannery, guided by our experienced Heritage Interpreters.

Activities for the whole family

Your family has the opportunity to play, learn, and grow with the hands-on, interactive exhibits and activities.

Visiting Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Activities and experiences

Things to do, group and school tours, events, activities for the whole family, and red chairs.

Plan your visit

Maps and brochures, site map, hours of operation, accessibility, film and event rentals.

Tours and programs

Guided tours, school programs, and events.


Admission fees and free admission for youth.

About Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Stewardship and management

Jobs, site management, Gulf of Georgia Society, and contact us.

Contact Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

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Hours of operation

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is open daily 10am-5pm and closed on statutory holidays October to January.

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