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Address: 219 Devon St, Creston, British Columbia V0B 1G3, Canada
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+1 250-428-9262
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13:00 - 16:00
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Wed - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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We tell great stories. We can explain how Creston got its wacky time zone....

We tell great stories. We can explain how Creston got its wacky time zone. We can tell you about the steamship that became a tractor (sort of), the first airplane to land in Creston, and the teacher who refused to be fired. Speaking of "great" stories, there's "The Great Railway Race" and the "Great Creston Bank Robbery." And have you heard the one about the imaginary student in Grade Thirteen? Really, we're not making this up. Why would we? Truth is so much better than fiction. We can even help you tell the greatest story of all: your own. So come on in. After all, there's no time like the present to discover the past.

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WOW only $4 for a senior to view the whole place, so many interesting things from the past, including many items used in the Creston Valley to do with fruit growing and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 December 2016
Robert I
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Creston, Canada

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Creston, Canada
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

WOW only $4 for a senior to view the whole place, so many interesting things from the past, including many items used in the Creston Valley to do with fruit growing and harvesting. Also the local logging industry. A wonderful model train display. It takes several hours to complete the tour of the whole facility. If you have an afternoon,... More 

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Thank Robert I
Vancouver Island, Canada
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had a great tour of this quaint museum filled with treasures from the past. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and we everything about the tour.

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Thank Pat50_10
MuseumCreston, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us - and thanks for letting us know how much you enjoyed it! More 

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30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

There are several buildings here to be explored, and there is a guide to walk you through. Unfortunately, we prefer to explore slowly on our own, rather than listen to a dry, prepared speech. Overall, the experience was just, "meh". It wasn't bad, but it wasn't great. The model railroad was both lovely and the highlight. There was a nice... More 

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Thank Kreenish
Lethbridge, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon and was greeted by enthusiastic staff immediately! The tour itself was inexpensive and a good length. Lots of things to look at, but sometimes we rushed passed things so I couldn't ask questions. The staff was friendly and made the history of Creston fun! I learned a lot.

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Thank provincialwander
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Creston Museum! Your comment able no time to ask questions is noted - I will pass that on to my staff and make sure they are giving future visitors a chance to ask. In the meantime, anything you're still wondering about that I can answer for you? More 

Nelson, Canada
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My sons & myself visited the museum this week. We were pleasantly surprised by the interesting buildings and stone work. I loved the combination of indoor and outdoor displays. The old school house is in original condition. And there are picnic tables to enjoy a family luncheon. Summer students guide you around & provide interesting anecdotes about the area.

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Thank Gemma103
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit - we loved having you all here. Thanks for the great review! More 

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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this museum with our toddler. Much bigger than we expected! We were toured around by a young man who worked there- he was very friendly, told us some interesting things, and went along with our "toddler pace" patiently! We also wandered around outside on our own and enjoyed looking at all the old farm equipment. We... More 

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CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

So glad to hear you and your little one had a good time! More 

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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

A great place to visit and find out all about the Creston valley from day one to today. It also has really cool buildings fron areas around the valley as well as a great train room of life in Creston. A travel back in time.

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1 Thank Tim L
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments, and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. More 

Sangudo, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

The train setup was great and all of the information about the area was so interesting. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful.

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Oldsmar, Florida
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79 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Excellent collection of the old stuff of this area.....great buildings and items well displayed. Informative staff

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1 Thank Kenn S
CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Hi, Kenn - so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit! More 

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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped off to have a look after driving to long was greeted by nice staff at the Museum. Amazing collection and displays and a great train set that was going too

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CrestonMuseum, Manager at Creston Museum, responded to this review

Hey - I remember showing you the trains! So glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

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