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Kilby Historic Site

215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-796-9576
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Fascinating

It's a great place for families and tourists to learn a little about the local history. However be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
SNMcLeod
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Aldergrove, Canada
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The way it was

The store at the Kilby site is what brings the people out. Their home made restaurant food isn’t... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patrick W
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Delta, Canada
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6 days ago
“Fascinating ”
1 week ago
“The way it was”
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215 Kilby Road, Harrison Mills, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 604-796-9576
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's a great place for families and tourists to learn a little about the local history. However be prepared for it to get quite crowded in the gift shop since it is used as admission, cash register and a restaurant.

Thank SNMcLeod
Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review! We are always interested in your experience and how we can improve. Sincerely, Kilby Historic Site

Reviewed 1 week ago

The store at the Kilby site is what brings the people out. Their home made restaurant food isn’t bad either. The little animal farm attached to the site is great for children, and the house attached to the store could have been my mothers. All...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. Sincerely, Kilby Historic Site

Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were staying at nearby Rowena's Inn on the River and decided to visit Kilby Historic Site. It was very interesting with friendly staff and cute animals. The young ladies in the General Store were dressed in period costume and were available to answer all...More

Thank Andrea B
Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Thank you for your kind words. We truly appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you next season!

Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Kirby family left this place to the State and although now the State has stopped funding it they continue to run the place on admission fees and donations. You must visit the place it's a snap shot in tip. Perfect in terms of how...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We strive to keep this ol' place as authentic as possible. So we truly appreciate your words. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 September 2016

We meant to drop in as we drove past. We ended up spending the day there. A super lady gave us a tour and had so much enthusiasm it was infectious. The lunch, all home made was delicious and excellent value. Canada does not have...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. As a charitable non-profit we really appreciate you spreading the word and sharing your experience. :)

Reviewed 6 September 2016

An excellent site for everyone of all ages. Staff are knowledgeable and dedicated to keeping the history of the area alive.

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Celebrating our 110th anniversary was a wonderful day... so glad you could join us!

Reviewed 18 August 2016

We were at the 110 year anniversary of the Kilby Store - very interesting history - and one of the sons of the original owners lives in our town now (Salmon Arm)

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you so much for your comments. We certainly enjoyed celebrating our 110th anniversary in August. It was one of the highlights of the year for all of us here. Hope you see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Attended the 110 anniversary of the historic site. The buildings have been maintained as they were in the day, complete with pigs, goats, and chickens. Interesting to see how this family adapted to provide to their community needs and the surrounding area. Store, hotel, post...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience. It's not everyday we can celebrate such a landmark date in history. Happy you could join us!

Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Kilby Historical Site is a worthy place to visit if you're on a trip to Harrison or another place and it's on your way. The historical recreations are top-notch, especially the General Store. There are lots of farm animals to observe. The two pigs...More

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Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you so much for your feedback... we look forward to seeing you again soon! Jo-Anne Leon

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We were down in the valley visiting family & decided to take the kids on the circle tour. We stopped here first & our kids loved it. Lots of interesting things to look at/ read about the history of it all. My kids enjoyed the...More

Thank Kristin D
Kilby H, Manager at Kilby Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2016

Thank you so much for this feedback. It is such a joy to show this old place to the children. Sincerely, Jo-Anne Leon

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Russ B
what is the cost of admission
11 September 2016|
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Response from Kristin D | Reviewed this property |
We paid the family rate which was $25(2 adults, 3 kids) Adults were $10, youth $8, kids 5 under free. There was also a 10% discount if your AMA/BCAA member.
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