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Free Open House at the Vancouver Police Museum

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Vancouver has a collection of unique attractions and museums, focusing on everything from anthropology and biodiversity, to shipyards and sports. Included on that list is the Vancouver Police Museum, which is located in the old city morgue. It features organizational history, crime-solving gear, artifacts, mystery stories, and even an autopsy room. This weekend you can […]

Dickens Christmas at Britannia Mine Museum

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Britannia Mine Museum, just under 1 hour from Vancouver up the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, is hosting a Victorian-themed Dickens Christmas. This national historic site will feature a whimsical miniature village display for the holidays, visits with Santa, and more! Dickens Christmas at Britannia Mine Museum The Victorian-themed Dickens Christmas’ miniature ceramic village window […]

Vancouver Police Museum Movies in the Morgue

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Take a trip to the old city morgue and catch a film screening this season. The Vancouver Police Museum hosts Movies in the Morgue featuring family favourites, cult classics, and more all while surrounded by the ghosts and gadgets of Vancouver’s past. Movies in the Morgue Where: Vancouver Police Museum (240 E Cordova St, Vancouver) […]

Halloween Activities for Families at 3 Historic Sites

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At least a century of stories spill from the shadows and dark corners of some of our region’s most historic sites and they’re opening up on Halloween to tell their tales. Britannia Mine Museum What: Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Where: Britannia Mine Museum (1 Forbes Way, Britannia Beach up the Sea to Sky) When: October 31st and […]

Celebrate with the Beaty Biodiversity Museum

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The same year that UBC is celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum is celebrating 5 years since it opened its doors on campus. This natural history museum contains 20,000 square feet of collections and exhibit space, along with over two million specimens collected over the last 100 years. Beaty Biodiversity Museum‘s collections focus […]