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Spring Break at 3 National Historic Sites Near Vancouver

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Discover the past and enjoy unique family-friendly activities at some of our local National Historic Sites near Vancouver this Spring Break. Britannia Mine Museum, Britannia Beach What: Spring Break at the Britannia Mine Museum When: March 19th to 27th, 2016 Spring Break Programming: Daily hands-on activities and events featuring historical photo talks, preview demos behind […]

Seattle Museum Month

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For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]

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) […]