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W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre

W.A.C. Bennett Dam Access Rd, Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-783-5048
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So Interesting!

It was a really great experience for young or old! The tour takes about an hour and you can even... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
ChelseyBakker
via mobile
Pretty dam cool

The visitor center is about 10 minutes outside hudson hope. Road is controlled by a gate as one... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Peter O
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The W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre is open from May 20 to September 4 for the 2017 season. You can join us seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and enjoy an underground bus tour and explore our exhibits, interactive games, cafe and gift shop. Visit our website for specific details on tour times and to plan your trip today. The Visitor Centre is fun and engaging for all ages and interests. It's an amazing experience that should not be missed.
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W.A.C. Bennett Dam Access Rd, Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

It was a really great experience for young or old! The tour takes about an hour and you can even drive across it.

2  Thank ChelseyBakker
BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

We're glad you had a good experience and found there were activities for all age groups. Thanks for your review, and for stopping by the Visitor Centre. Hope you can visit again in the future.

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The visitor center is about 10 minutes outside hudson hope. Road is controlled by a gate as one approaches dam and security will ask your business. Outside the visitor center has some artifacts of the area and a turrbine wheel. The visitor center is small...More

1  Thank Peter O
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This visitors center is incredible and so is the tour! If you are into history, architecture, or just playing with water and electricity this is the place for you! Bring your kids! Bring your wives! It's fantastic! Katie, Kari-Lea, Cindy, Sidney, Kelly, Pam, and Margie...More

3  Thank cooldude112
BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for taking the tour and it's great that you enjoyed your whole experience. We're very happy that the tour guides welcomed you and ensured you and your family had a good time at the centre. Hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 15 July 2016

We just made the last tour of the day ... At 3:30 ... Our Tour guide .... Katie ....was excellent .... We phoned ahead to let them know we might be a couple of minutes late for the tour .... They said thanks for calling...More

3  Thank weeziebear2
BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Hi, thank you so much for your comment. We're really glad that you were able to make the last tour for the day, it's an awesome experience. We will let our staff know that you were happy with the service and that you very much...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with my buddies at the dam, took the tour it was great , first time ever there and I thought it was a great day. The host was very knowledgeable and explained everything to us, answered all of our questions. I...More

3  Thank brutus1232016
BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Thanks for making the trip to our centre. It's great that you had a good experience and that you enjoyed the tour and the information our tour guides shared. Ella's Café is also a new addition to our centre so we're glad you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 13 September 2015

If you are in the area it is worth a visit. This massive dam is impressive and the newly built visitor centre was semi-informative.

2  Thank Travelingerz
BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2015

Thank you for taking the time to drive up to our Visitor Centre. We're glad you stopped by and enjoyed seeing the dam up close.

Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Just spent the afternoon here with our two boys aged 12&14. Wonderful new centre with great interactive displays. A fabulous learning experience for all ages!

3  Thank Hollymdrader
BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2015

Thanks for making the drive to come to the Visitor Centre. It's great that you enjoyed your time there and that your boys had fun with our new interactive displays.

Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We visited the Dam about a week ago and it was very cool! The tour didn't start until 12:30 and we arrived about half hour early so we had lots of time to check out the cool things inside. There was an exercise bike that...More

4  Thank Banana19
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Beautiful visitor centre with lots of information and interactive displays, cafe, and gift shop. It also provides visitors with a nice view of the dam. $6 admission to the visitor centre, but this includes an optional tour to the dam. The tour was about 45...More

6  Thank Jessica C
BCHydro, Visitor Centre Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

Thanks so much for your comment. It's great to hear you had a good experience and that you enjoyed the tour and the Visitor Centre. The dam itself is quite massive, glad you were impressed with how we create electricity.

Reviewed 2 July 2015

The tour is interesting and informative. The tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable. All in all an excellent way to spend an afternoon.

2  Thank Belle H
BCHydro, Public Affairs Analyst at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2015

Thanks so much for visiting us. We're so glad you found the tour interesting and that our tour guides made your experience enjoyable. Enjoy the rest of your travels through the Peace Region.

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cyndywill8
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Response from BCHydro | Property representative |
Hi - thanks for checking in, and to answer both your questions, yes the road and the parking will work for your 5th wheel. We're looking forward to your visit this summer. We open on May 21 for the season at 10:00am with... More
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