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Northern Rockies Museum

225 Gregg Ave, Hinton, Alberta T7V 2B7, Canada
+1 780-801-2643
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Much more than a museum.

The museum curator was a pure delight as she brought to life a range of thoroughly researched... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
beachqueen2015
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Stirlingshire, United Kingdom
Surprisingly enjoyable experience

Located in the original station house this is a small museum but so packed with information and... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Sheila P
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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The Northern Rockies Museum is Hinton's newest attraction featuring interactive child friendly activities, hands on learning opportunities plus more all located inside Hinton's original 1911 train station.
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225 Gregg Ave, Hinton, Alberta T7V 2B7, Canada
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The museum curator was a pure delight as she brought to life a range of thoroughly researched stories about pioneers past and present and the town's development. It was clear she cared deeply about telling the stories with honesty and empathy for the local community....More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

You are so sweet! Thank you so much for coming to the museum, I always appreciate giving guests here a tour. I hope your trip to the area was a great one. I really appreciated your input into the conversations during tour and for being...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Located in the original station house this is a small museum but so packed with information and exhibits you will spend quite some time here. Don’t say no if offered a tour as you will miss so much. The best and most interesting history lesson...More

1  Thank Sheila P
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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

It was so lovely having you come through our little museum. I was so happy to give both you and your husband a tour of the facility. Thank you for your great questions and being such a great audience to give a tour to!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is highly interactive and the operator is enthusiastic and willing to offer tours to all comers. The space is small, the museum being located in the original Hinton railway station, but it is jam packed with compelling exhibits. The museum also allows visitors...More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank-you so much for coming to the museum! It is always easy to give tours to enthusiastic people like yourself, so thank-you! I hope the rest of your tour around town went well.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

At first there was kindergarten class learning, so we waited and explored a bit. Then the resource person came and asked if we wanted a tour. Yes-So glad we did! History of both the building and the railway in the area, plus displays both modern...More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Hey! Thank you so much for dealing with our very full building the day you came to museum. I had such a great time giving your group a tour around the facility and am so happy you enjoyed your time with me as well!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great Currator when she asks if you want the tour say yes. She is well informed on not only the history of the GTP and CN railways but the town of Hintons history as well. My Tax dollars well spent thanks :)

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Awe Kim! Thank you so much for this great review. It means so much to us when Hintonites come and learn about their history. We hope to see you many more times in the future as out little museum grows and develops.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The history they share here is great as well the displays change on a regular basis so make sure to come back and see something new

Thank Leah S
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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thanks for stopping by at our little museum and hope to see you in the near future with new exhibits.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My kids and I had a great time at the museum. Interesting and interactive. Very neat place. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Kimberly S
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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

So great to see a Hintonite in our little museum! So glad you brought the kids by and they were able to experience everything the museum has to offer. We hope to see you soon :)

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The restoration and development of this historic station shows what can be done to create a living history. As others have said it is the enthusiasm of the staff that is infectious and gives life to the exhibits and displays. We can't thank Madison and...More

Thank Lancastrians16
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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Awe! Alex and I are filled with so much happiness to know you enjoyed our little museum. We really appreciated your questions which helped drive our very fascinating conversations! Our British friends are always welcomed back here (might have some for bannock for you again!)....More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of four adults took a two province retreat from Vancouver Island and stopped by in Hinton for the night. A trip was made to this relatively new museum to reminisce on the old days when I worked in Hinton 45 yrs ago. Our...More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review! I loved talking to you about your experiences in Hinton! I'll definitely be adding your story about the lady giving birth in the station in my tours. I also hope you try to make your own fireweed tea...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This new little museum is a must visit in Hinton. I went in expecting a quick 30 min visit, but was there for over 2 hours. It is chock-full with great interactive displays about the area. The railway history of the area is fascinating, full...More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Roger! Thank you so very much for your review. It means so much to us. I really enjoyed giving you the tour as well. You asked great questions and even provided some great information for me! We really hope to see you again at our...More

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MelissaAuch
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Hey Our admission is $5 for adults, $3 for youth (12 to 17), Children are $2, Seniors are $3 and Families are $15.
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