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Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre

Grande Cache, Alberta T0E 0Y0, Canada
+1 780-827-3300
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Interesting facility

We stopped to get information about Grande Cache. We did not expect this type of facility. We had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Suzanne H
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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
via mobile
True to the title

Welcoming, knowledgeable staff. Wonderful visual information of industries, artistry, wildlife... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Polliemt
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Grande Cache, Canada
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Located on Highway 40 and surrounded by stunning vistas of the Canadian Rockies, the Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre has much to offer the curious traveler and long time resident. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are available to answer questions and help you make the most of your time in our beautiful mountain town. We offer hiking guides, maps and loads of information about the area.In addition, the Centre also showcases the fascinating history of the area through exhibits and displays: featuring ice age artifacts, dinosaur tracks, Aboriginal heritage and fur trading, full animal mounts, tree and geological descriptions and local industry.
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  • Average4%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped to get information about Grande Cache. We did not expect this type of facility. We had a pleasant surprise when we saw all the exhibits. It is small but well worth the visit. They offer a nice variety of souvenirs to purchase, maps,...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming, knowledgeable staff. Wonderful visual information of industries, artistry, wildlife, scenery and history in the area. Get absorbed each time I go.

Thank Polliemt
GrandeCacheTC, Manager at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you very much for the positive feedback. We do our best to make our guests feel comfortable in Grande Cache and to make their visit as pleasant and informative as possible. Jim Merrithew, Supervisor

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre for information on local hiking trails. The young lady was helpful, cheerful, and offered thorough info! She had specific first-hand knowledge about trail benefits and challenges, as well as the approximate time for round-trip hikes. When...More

Thank cstickler2014
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We are glad we were able to help you enjoy your time in our area. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

First stop we made and they were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. She recognized our family demographic and suggested activities to suit us. We asked many questions regarding the area and she answered all our questions.

Thank natalied698
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you for your review and for stopping in and asking your questions! We're glad we were able to help you and your family. We hope you had a great visit in the Grande Cache area!

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of resources here, and it is an interesting place to stop, but the person misadvised us on what to expect on a few hikes. We may have made different choices if we had more accurate information.More

Thank Malissa H
GrandeCacheTC, Customer Service Representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you for stopping in to see the centre and ask your questions! We are sorry you felt the information provided was inaccurate. The trail information we receive is provided by explorers, such as yourself, and unfortunately inaccuracies do occur. We do not have staff...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great place. Amazing displays and great taxidermy. My family history is on the walls. Nice to know where a person comes from.

Thank Doug P
GrandeCacheTC, Tourism Service representative at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for your nice review. Glad you were able to find your family history in our museum

Reviewed 5 February 2017

It's a small town and this is one of the few buildings with any sort of cultural investment put into it, second to the rec centre and adjacent park. Tons of information packed into there. Looking for fur? How about off season deathrace swag? Upstairs...More

Thank girlonwhyte
GrandeCacheTC, Tourism Service Representive at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great displays of the history of the area. Also displays of local industry really tell the history and stories of the people of Grande Cache.

Thank 757myronh
GrandeCacheTC, tourism centre rep at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thank you for your review. Yes, its thanks to the Grande Cache Historical Society for their research and input for our displays. We are indebted to them, plus all the other local people and industries for their participation in making our Centre a reality.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful building and decor. We were there on a Sunday when it would seem to be a day for tourist visits. There was a small staff and we were told they were quite busy getting ready for their 20th Anniversary. I felt a little uncomfortable...More

Thank Joan L L
GrandeCacheTC, Manager at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hello Joan, I apologize that this response has taken so long. I only became aware of your comments recently. Your observations are correct about several points. We do have a very small staff. On October 16th, all three of us were working at the Tourism...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016

In all our travels across western Canada this visitor center is the best one we've been too to date, the staff were first rate taking the time to point out all the hidden locales in and around Grande Cache, definitely worth a stop.

Thank Joe N
GrandeCacheTC, tourism services rep at Grande Cache Tourism and Interpretive Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Wow! We're so pleased you gave us such a great review and that we could make your stop worthwhile. Thank you!

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