Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler

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During our weekend visit to Whistler, we decided to walk over to the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. John and I love feeding our brains, learning about different cultures and learning more about the history of the places we call home. The Squamish and Lil’wat Nations are two very distinct cultures that have always lived side […]

Vancouver Police Museum Good Times

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I first discovered we had the Vancouver Police Museum last spring during the Amazing Hunt as they had a clue box parked outside. It’s taken me over a year to finally get in there and thanks to a chat I had a few months ago with Executive Director Chris Mathieson, I was able to rally […]

Royal BC Museum in Victoria

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One of the highlights of any Victoria trip for me is always the Royal BC Museum. They have seasonal exhibits combined with traditional displays and the IMAX which make it enjoyable for all ages, any time of year. We were on a mission to explore “Treasures: The World’s Cultures of the British Museum” that is […]

New Westminster 150 Heritage Trolley Tour

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It’s New Westminster’s 150th anniversary so they’re celebrating with events and activities throughout the year. Yesterday while out and about for my third annual Sapperton Days adventure I found out about a heritage trolley tour taking place next weekend. Six trolleys will be running around town on Saturday, June 20th and you can hop on/hop […]

Arthur Erickson Photo Tribute

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Yesterday Vancouver lost an icon who helped shape many city skylines. World-renowned architect Arthur Erickson passed away at the age of 84 and included below are some photos I’ve found that capture just some of his influence on our region. Simon Fraser University Photo credit: