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Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives

Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archives Review

The Chinese have a rich, grueling, and enduring history in British Columbia, and it's well represented in this Ming Dynasty–style facility. The art gallery upstairs hosts traveling exhibits by Chinese and Canadian artists, and an on-site military museum recalls the role of Chinese Canadians in the last two world wars. Across the street is the Chinatown Memorial Monument, commemorating the Chinese-Canadian community's contribution to the city, province, and country. The monument, shaped in the Chinese character "zhong," symbolizing moderation and harmony, is flanked by bronze statues of a railroad worker and a World War II soldier.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 555 Columbia St., Chinatown, Vancouver, BC, V6A 4H5 | Map It
  • Phone: 604/658–8880
  • Cost: C$5.50, Tues. by donation
  • Hours: Open Tues.–Sun. 11–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Gastown and Chinatown
Updated: 04-24-2012

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