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Northern Rockies Museum

225 Gregg Ave, Hinton, Alberta T7V 2B7, Canada
+1 780-801-2643
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At first there was kindergarten class learning, so we waited and explored a bit. Then the resource... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TravellingGran007
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Devon, Canada
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Nice little Museum

Great Currator when she asks if you want the tour say yes. She is well informed on not only the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Kim P
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Edson, Canada
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The Northern Rockies Museum is Hinton's newest attraction featuring interactive child friendly activities, portable tablet displays, 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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+1 780-801-2643
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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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Reviewed December 6, 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 December 20, 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 October 11, 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

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 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 September 24, 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.

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 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 August 12, 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

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 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 August 6, 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 August 8, 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 July 22, 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 July 26, 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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Reviewed July 5, 2017

The museum is a little small, but interesting nonetheless. We were fortunate in that we were the only ones there at the time and were given a personal tour of the museum. Don't know if they offer to do this for everyone, but it really...More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Thank you for your review! I try to give anyone who wants a tour ones, however if I get busy I may not be able to do it for everyone :) But! I will always make sure each visit is memorable.

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Very interesting! Love that it is interactive & you are encouraged to touch the exhibits :) Great gift shop too!

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you so much Diane!

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Conveniently located within a short walk or drive from the Travel Alberta Hinton Visitor Information Centre, this brand new Museum addition to Hinton's local and visiting public is a wonderful new gem in the ever increasing list of things to see and do in Hinton's...More

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Madison S, Manager at Northern Rockies Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you for the detailed review Melissa! We really appreciate your support here at the Northern Rockies Museum.

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