Archive of posts tagged "museum"

Seattle Museum Month

January 15th, 2016 @ 10:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

An American History Walking Tour in Concord, Massachusetts

January 13th, 2016 @ 3:29pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Not a day goes by that I don’t see an Emerson or Thoreau quote on Instagram. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”; “Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.”; and one of my favourites: Concord, Massachusetts is home […]

Free Open House at the Vancouver Police Museum

January 13th, 2016 @ 11:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

December 15th, 2015 @ 9:57am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

October 27th, 2015 @ 9:06am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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) […]