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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) […]

Halloween Activities for Families at 3 Historic Sites

October 13th, 2015 @ 3:03pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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

October 7th, 2015 @ 3:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Celebrate World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum

September 15th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Burnaby Village Museum is throwing a free, fun family party on September 27th to celebrate the 11th Annual World Rivers Day and the 35th annual BC Rivers Day. Over 20 environmental groups and societies plus entertainers will be on-site this year with displays, demonstrations and fun activities. World Rivers Day at Burnaby Village Museum Where: […]

Vancouver Icons: Museum of Anthropology

May 12th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Museum of Anthropology out at UBC houses one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First People’s art, and it’s been my favourite museum ever since I visited with an elementary school class almost thirty years ago. I am fascinated by the collections within its walls but the building itself is worthy of […]