Port Edward's premier tourist destination
Rich BC heritage
Exhibits, guided tours, original architecture, historically-inspired cuisine and the pristine wilderness surroundings tell the story of an industry that played an integral role in BC's economic, cultural and natural development over the last century.
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Closed for the 2020 seasonDoors closed throughout 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NPC site is closed for the 2020 tourist season. We encourage you to start making plans to visit in 2021!
Terror at the CanneryOur annual family-friendly Hallowe'en spectacular returns for a sixth year!
FREE admission includes children's games, trick-or-treating for candy and admission to the "Chamber of Chills" haunted house. Interested in volunteering? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
End of SeasonNext season begins May 1, 2020.
Thank you for a spectacular May–September tourism season!
Last Catch of the SeasonExclusive salmon barbecue and tour on Sunday, September 29.
In the tradition of its popular Suppers on the Skeena, North Pacific Cannery presents a gourmet luncheon at Prince Rupert's pre-eminent heritage site to mark the end of the 2019 season. Limited to 35 guests, this fine dining experience features a menu of sockeye salmon anointed with an Asian-inspired marinade, organic rice and pasta, seasonal vegetables, Caesar salad, and a French apple tarte as the dessert course. Complimentary tours by the site manager are included in the ticket price, offering unique insight into North Pacific's history and traditions. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/last-catch-of-the-season-tickets-73704388811
Café ClosedFor the rest of the season.
Unfortunately, our café will be closed for the last 2 weeks of September. Please stop by the Gift Shop where coffee, tea and cold beverages will still be available for purchase!
Closed MondaysFor the month of September.
We'll be closed on Mondays for the last month of canning season. Visit Tuesday – Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Celebrating 130 years...Founded in 1889.
We'll be celebrating our 130th anniversary on Sunday, August 25th! Enjoy delicious burgers from Patty's Burger Wagon, plus free anniversary cake & coffee.
Happy BC Day!We're open from 10AM–5PM.
Need something to do for the BC Day long weekend? North Pacific will be open all weekend from 10–5. Catch some sunlight on your guided tour of the site while discovering BC's canning history.
We're on LinkedInDid you know that North Pacific Cannery has a LinkedIn page?
Want to hear about how North Pacific is one of the leading tourist organizations in the Prince Rupert area? Follow us on LinkedIn!
Mess House Café OpenSoups, salads, sandwiches, and more
As of July 1, the Mess House Café has officially reopened for the season! Learn more about what we offer on our Amenities & Services page.
Private events are welcomeNPC hosts dozens of functions each year
Commercial caterers are always welcome to use the Mess House Café for events hosted at North Pacific. Call us today to schedule your next corporate workshop, reception, family reunion or wedding.
New Photo ExhibitsPicturing 130 years of cannery history
Unveiled late last month, new photo exhibits drawn from our archives are now on display in many of the site's buildings. Come and see—it's an enlarging experience!
Increased accessMore buildings are open to visitors
The Japanese Bunkhouse is among several buildings that are now open to the public for the first time in years. Step inside and explore exhibits about living and working at this remote salmon cannery!
NPC is a Top AttractionThe reviews are in
Reviewers on the Trip Advisor website have rated North Pacific as the #1 Top Attraction in the Prince Rupert area. Have you shared your story yet? We love to hear about our guests' experiences.
Author visitBC historian Ed Wahl visits North Pacific
This week NPC was proud to welcome Ed Wahl, whose book "Legacy in Wood" chronicles the story of handcrafted boats at west coast canneries. Buy a signed copy in our gift shop!
We're open for the seasonThe 2019 season launched on May 1
North Pacific is glad to welcome visitors six days a week through May and June (closed Mondays). We're open seven days a week starting in July.