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Kwinitsa Station Railway Museum & Park

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Worth a visit!

Despite looking a bit unkempt and in need of a paint job, this little snapshot of early pioneer... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Paul C
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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A Piece of Railway History

This Railway Museum is located adjacent to the Skeena River; and while small, it represents a... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
DG2014605
,
Naperville, Illinois
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

A pleasant stroll along the foreshore will take you to this old railway station that was rescued, renovated & moved to it's present site. Interesting period architecture. Excellent place for sketching / plein air painting.

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Despite looking a bit unkempt and in need of a paint job, this little snapshot of early pioneer history is well worth a visit. All set out like an early 20th C railroad station with loads of really interesting photos and history. Look beyond the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Not open all the time, but worth trying to go to this excellent little museum. Self guided tour but it flows really well with good exhibit details and interesting stories and photographs. The lady on reception was lovely and enthusiastic about the museum. There is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank DJinks
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This Railway Museum is located adjacent to the Skeena River; and while small, it represents a special time in Prince Rupert's history. The bulding itself, the interior rooms, and certainly the displayed items explain a period in time when railroads were kings of the transportation...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank DG2014605
Reviewed 19 May 2018

called in today while passing through Prince Rupert - museum closed, no sign of any activity. Building looking uncared for, dirty windows and peeling paint. Very sad.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank kdaily2018
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Located in Rotary Waterfront Park, the Kwinitsa Railway Museum is compact but full of very interesting information and exhibits pertaining to the history of the northern railway system. If you’re a train buff, you can easily spend a couple of hours in here examining the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
5  Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A nice place to stop as part of a tour organized by the ship. Very interesting. It shows a part of railroad history.

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank TravelinShaz
Reviewed 4 March 2017

NIce walking area, plenty of room to play, sea nearby. Perfect 10. And if you are a train person you will be here for a while. Lots of information and the station has been beautifully restored. Lots of displays and interesting bits to see. If...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank tomwU3799VH
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The admission is by donation and can be any value. It was worth the time and all details are written on the stands there. It shows the nostalgia of the olden days and the way the rails tracks were built and how people lived there....More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Sacheen Srikant N
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

It's a nice Park overlooking the bay. There is a museum house that was closed when we were there. Otherwise the park is nice and is a short walk along the water to and from the cruise terminal. It is just a nice place to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank aaron_worldwide
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Response from isabelydancer00 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - an acquaintance in PR was going to check into it & get back to mme b/c himm & his Dad go to the waterfront everyday. Thank you, Robbie!!! As it turned another acquaintance all the way fromm Pennsylvania USA saw mmy... More
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