Plan your visit

Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Less than an hour away from most locations in the Lower Mainland, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is located at 12138 Fourth Avenue in Richmond, British Columbia in the historic fishing village of Steveston.

Hours of operation

Front entrance, museum, gift shop, and facilities.


Admission fees and free admission for youth.

Site rentals

Film, TV, meeting, and event rentals. 


Accessibility by wheelchair.

Improvements and infrastructure

What to know before travel: visitor facility improvements.

Safety and guidelines

COVID-19 and your visit.


Seasonal and local weather, and trends.


How to get here


12138 Fourth Avenue
Richmond BC V7E 3J1




By car: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is 15 minutes from Richmond city centre and about 45 minutes from Vancouver. Car and bus parking is available in our paid parking lot at Chatham St. and Fourth Avenue. Booked groups are eligible for free parking. Please ask the Program Coordinator at the time of booking for instructions on parking passes.

By public transportation: From Richmond-Brighouse Canada Line train station, take bus #401, 402, 406, or 407 to Steveston Village. Plan your trip with Translink.

Services and amenities

Bus parking Bus parking
Interpretation centre Indoor Exhibit
First Aid
Gift Shop Gift shop
Information Information
Interpretation Interpretation
No dogs
Parking Parking
Toilet Restrooms

Canning line in action

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

Guided tours

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.

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