It’s where history comes to life as you stroll through the open air museum town and get a glimpse of life in our region a hundred years ago. The Burnaby Village Museum is open again and they are ready to welcome you back to enjoy this experience.
Burnaby Village Museum is Open Again
- Where: Burnaby Village Museum (6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby)
- When: Now until September 6, 2020
- Wednesdays to Sundays only, 11:00am to 4:30pm
- Admission: Free!
- No advance reservations required. It is recommended to give yourself some time upon arrival as a limited number of people will be admitted at a time in order to adhere to gathering limits set out by the Provincial Health Officer.
While the carousel and gift shop will remain closed, here’s what you can enjoy when you visit:
Chat with the schoolteacher at Seaforth School then wander over to the Tram Barn to view the Interurban Tram Car #1223.
Visit the General Store or stop by the Blacksmith Shop to watch the skilled farriers demonstrate their craft.
Don’t miss the feature exhibit, Across the Pacific, which shines a spotlight on the history of Chinese-Canadians in Burnaby. There you can learn about Chinese-Canadians’ contributions to Burnaby and the challenges they had to overcome while immigrating and settling in Canada.
It’s a wonderful blend of nature, history, arts and culture – and it’s free! Plan your visit to Burnaby Village Museum and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest news, updates, and inspiration.