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Address: Highway 3A | Boswell, British Columbia V0B 1A0, Canada
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+1 250-223-8372

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Beautiful when the sun is on the bottles.

We had read about this site in a travel magazine so looked for it when we were on a trip to Idaho and Canada. It looks like a castle sitting at the edge of the highway. It was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 November 2016
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had read about this site in a travel magazine so looked for it when we were on a trip to Idaho and Canada. It looks like a castle sitting at the edge of the highway. It was the wrong time for tours so we could not go inside but enjoyed walking around the outside. It is truly a unique... More 

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washington state
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

i won't spoil the fun but I never would have guessed what this was made from. Cost is 10 a person (might be a bit much for this but we didn't mind spending it after we had the tour) with a short tour of the inside of the house and then all the time you want on the outside garden... More 

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Stony Plain, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited the Glass Bottle House at the end of August and were not disappointed. I had visited once before when I was younger (1975) and remember it being worth the stop. On this visit we were greeted with a warm welcome and the history of how the house came to be. We were then left to roam the grounds... More 

Thank Missmeww2
Osoyoos, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love stopping to see things like this on road trips! Beautiful landscaping, unique layout, spectacular views, and a friendly staff. And ironic - such a stunning home built out of embalming fluid bottles... crazy.

Thank Janine S
Cardston, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The house if quite a site and very interesting story. Tour guide spoke way to fast and we felt very rushed through the site. The cost for admission is a little pricey for the short 3 min narrative tour and then you explore on your own.

Thank GandM2Travels
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This house is very interesting to see. It is made of thousands of embalming fluid bottles. The owner was an embalmer and funeral home owner who collected all the bottles himself after retirement - he drove around the country getting them from other funeral homes. It makes for a very unique looking house and the light inside the house reflects... More 

Thank Susan D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A long way to go, but so pleased we did.the house is constructed of embalming bottles, the owner was a funeral director and travelled around collecting them after he retired. A very compact cosy home, with the most beautiful Lake views

Thank MaggieAu
Wynndel, British Columbia, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Take care when on the patios as there are several broken bottles exposed on the edges of the patios...small children or anyone really could easily cut themselves just reaching up on the top of the patios. Too pricey for about a fifteen minute tour...five dollars might be fair for adults, free for children would bring in more families that otherwise... More 

Thank ritaschening
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We decided to take the longer scenic route home from B.C.. Boy was I glad we did! We happened upon this unique stop & were pleasantly surprised by the time & talent put into this amazing place. Not only is the glass house beautiful but the scenic view is too. It's a great spot to stop & stretch your legs... More 

Thank ywoods
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60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

This was one place on my list of must see's while visiting Nelson. *Be advised that Trip advisor shows this attraction to be along the Paulson Pass half way between Christina Lake and Castlegar. when in fact it is just past Boswell on the East side of Kootenay Lk. We took the Free Ferry at Balfour, north of Nelson, to... More 

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