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W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre

W.A.C. Bennett Dam Access Rd, Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-783-5048
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Very cool

First off, I didn’t do the tour how ever next time I’d like to do it. We did go through out the... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Paul F
via mobile
Very interesting

I was here with my husband as he had a repair to attend to. It was super interesting to see the dam.

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Merril R
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The W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre is open for the 2018 season from Saturday, May 19 to September 3, 2018. You can join us seven days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and enjoy an underground bus tour and explore our exhibits, interactive games, cafe and gift shop. Visit our website for specific details on tour times and to plan your trip today. The Visitor Centre is fun and engaging for all ages and interests. It's an amazing experience that should not be missed.
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18 Dec 2017
“Very cool”
10 Dec 2017
“Very interesting ”
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W.A.C. Bennett Dam Access Rd, Hudson's Hope, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-783-5048
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

First off, I didn’t do the tour how ever next time I’d like to do it. We did go through out the visitor centre and it is very interesting. It was my first time to a Dam.

1  Thank Paul F
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I was here with my husband as he had a repair to attend to. It was super interesting to see the dam.

1  Thank Merril R
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Good tour. Very knowledgable and friendly tour guide. It was the second last day before the tourist centre closed for the season. Driving across the dam is a must.

1  Thank Trevor B
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It was a really great experience for young or old! The tour takes about an hour and you can even drive across it.

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BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

We're glad you had a good experience and found there were activities for all age groups. Thanks for your review, and for stopping by the Visitor Centre. Hope you can visit again in the future.

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The visitor center is about 10 minutes outside hudson hope. Road is controlled by a gate as one approaches dam and security will ask your business. Outside the visitor center has some artifacts of the area and a turrbine wheel. The visitor center is small...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This visitors center is incredible and so is the tour! If you are into history, architecture, or just playing with water and electricity this is the place for you! Bring your kids! Bring your wives! It's fantastic! Katie, Kari-Lea, Cindy, Sidney, Kelly, Pam, and Margie...More

3  Thank cooldude112
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BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Thank you for taking the tour and it's great that you enjoyed your whole experience. We're very happy that the tour guides welcomed you and ensured you and your family had a good time at the centre. Hope to see you all again soon.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

We just made the last tour of the day ... At 3:30 ... Our Tour guide .... Katie ....was excellent .... We phoned ahead to let them know we might be a couple of minutes late for the tour .... They said thanks for calling...More

3  Thank weeziebear2
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BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2016

Hi, thank you so much for your comment. We're really glad that you were able to make the last tour for the day, it's an awesome experience. We will let our staff know that you were happy with the service and that you very much...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with my buddies at the dam, took the tour it was great , first time ever there and I thought it was a great day. The host was very knowledgeable and explained everything to us, answered all of our questions. I...More

3  Thank brutus1232016
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BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Thanks for making the trip to our centre. It's great that you had a good experience and that you enjoyed the tour and the information our tour guides shared. Ella's Café is also a new addition to our centre so we're glad you enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

If you are in the area it is worth a visit. This massive dam is impressive and the newly built visitor centre was semi-informative.

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BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2015

Thank you for taking the time to drive up to our Visitor Centre. We're glad you stopped by and enjoyed seeing the dam up close.

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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Just spent the afternoon here with our two boys aged 12&14. Wonderful new centre with great interactive displays. A fabulous learning experience for all ages!

3  Thank Hollymdrader
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BCHydro, Manager at W.A.C. Bennett Dam Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2015

Thanks for making the drive to come to the Visitor Centre. It's great that you enjoyed your time there and that your boys had fun with our new interactive displays.

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Cynthia W
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Hi - thanks for checking in, and to answer both your questions, yes the road and the parking will work for your 5th wheel. We're looking forward to your visit this summer. We open on May 21 for the season at 10:00am with... More
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