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Fort Nelson Heritage Museum

Fort Nelson, British Columbia V0C 1R0, Canada
+1 250-774-3536
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We have visited a lot of heritage museums in the last while, but this place is something else... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Halifax, Canada
Nice museum to explore

From the quonset full of antique cars, historic buildings to tour through, plus the main museum a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carstairs, Canada
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The Fort Nelson Heritage Museum is situated just West of the historic Mile 300 milepost on the World Famous Alaska Highway. The museum is located in Fort Nelson, BC, Canada and is operated by the Fort Nelson Historical Society. Fort Nelson is the gateway to the Northern Rocky Mountains and the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.
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“Nice museum to explore”
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Fort Nelson, British Columbia V0C 1R0, Canada
+1 250-774-3536
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited a lot of heritage museums in the last while, but this place is something else. There are so many items in a small place and the outside area is full of old items from the 1900s onward. We also me the founder...More

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 2 days ago

From the quonset full of antique cars, historic buildings to tour through, plus the main museum a nice afternoon can be spent. There is a little cafe on site for a snack or ice cream. Walk a little further and explore the art cabin. Lots...More

Thank avialae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delightful visit! Interesting collections of all kinds of stuff relevant to this area. Wildlife, chainsaws, a jail, communications equipment, but best of all was the vintage cars, trucks, even a Zamboni! We even met the man behind all the collections, Marl was there!...More

Thank 223maggie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for the night in an RV park in Ft Nelson and were delighted to find the Heritage Museum next door. Good to get out and walk a little at the end of a a long day at the wheel traveling from Grand Prairie....More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is not a museum as museums imply mission, standards, curating, preseveration and interpretation. This is the collection of one man, Mavis Brown, now owned by a non-profit. Unfortunately there is no attempt to display and interpret the truly historic items and put to...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must say it was ok but not unique in anyway. There are old things from this area and it would take longer than I was willing to spend to explore it all for sure. This area is very dependent on Alaska for a large part...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This little museum is a must for all travelers and worth the stop, it was put together by a local pioneer. It is not fancy , but very good and typical of the area

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Thee Best private collection i have ever seen , it was raining the day we stopped..so only stayed a hour. hope to stay overnight next yr at campgound next to the museum and have better look.

Thank KenV48
Reviewed 7 October 2016

this collection of memorabilia is curated by Marl to whome most of the vintage vehicles belong. We were lucky enough to find him on site and had a personal tour of all the beautiful vehicles most in which were in perfect running order. thereafter we...More

Thank cleopatraCapeTown
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This place is crowded with all kinds of interesting things to see. A guided tour comes with your admission. The old guy that started it is still there and he is a very interesting chap, talk to him if you get the chance. Most of...More

Thank Howard L
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