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Address: Highway 3A | Boswell, British Columbia V0B 1A0, Canada
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+1 250-223-8372

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This place is worth the stop. So interesting, we were there in the summer and it wasn't too crowded. I have seen a couple others but not totally made from bottles

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Surrey, Canada
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Surrey, Canada
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place is worth the stop. So interesting, we were there in the summer and it wasn't too crowded. I have seen a couple others but not totally made from bottles

Thank Brownfish35
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

There is no other place like the Glass Bottle House. The beautiful winding road along the Kootenay Lake, or the longest free ferry ride in the world...they are all part of the gorgeous journey that will lead you to this must-see attraction. Take the time to thoroughly enjoy the tour of the home as well as the gardens. Wrap your... More 

Thank 65Laurie
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had read about this site in a travel magazine so looked for it when we were on a trip to Idaho and Canada. It looks like a castle sitting at the edge of the highway. It was the wrong time for tours so we could not go inside but enjoyed walking around the outside. It is truly a unique... More 

Thank Traveling4452
washington state
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

i won't spoil the fun but I never would have guessed what this was made from. Cost is 10 a person (might be a bit much for this but we didn't mind spending it after we had the tour) with a short tour of the inside of the house and then all the time you want on the outside garden... More 

Thank stampmouse
Stony Plain, Canada
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited the Glass Bottle House at the end of August and were not disappointed. I had visited once before when I was younger (1975) and remember it being worth the stop. On this visit we were greeted with a warm welcome and the history of how the house came to be. We were then left to roam the grounds... More 

Thank Missmeww2
Osoyoos, Canada
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I love stopping to see things like this on road trips! Beautiful landscaping, unique layout, spectacular views, and a friendly staff. And ironic - such a stunning home built out of embalming fluid bottles... crazy.

Thank Janine S
Cardston, Canada
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The house if quite a site and very interesting story. Tour guide spoke way to fast and we felt very rushed through the site. The cost for admission is a little pricey for the short 3 min narrative tour and then you explore on your own.

Thank GandM2Travels
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This house is very interesting to see. It is made of thousands of embalming fluid bottles. The owner was an embalmer and funeral home owner who collected all the bottles himself after retirement - he drove around the country getting them from other funeral homes. It makes for a very unique looking house and the light inside the house reflects... More 

Thank Susan D
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116 reviews
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A long way to go, but so pleased we did.the house is constructed of embalming bottles, the owner was a funeral director and travelled around collecting them after he retired. A very compact cosy home, with the most beautiful Lake views

Thank MaggieAu
Wynndel, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Take care when on the patios as there are several broken bottles exposed on the edges of the patios...small children or anyone really could easily cut themselves just reaching up on the top of the patios. Too pricey for about a fifteen minute tour...five dollars might be fair for adults, free for children would bring in more families that otherwise... More 

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