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Museum of Vancouver

  • 1100 Chestnut St. Map It
  • Kitsilano

Updated 05/04/2012

Fodor's Review

Vancouver's short-but-funky history comes to life at this seaside museum. The war-years gallery remembers some poignant episodes involving the Japanese internment, as well as local stories of the war effort. The 1950s Gallery has a 1955 Ford Fairlane Victoria and a Seeburg select-o-matic jukebox. The 1960s-theme Revolution Gallery revisits the city's days as the hippie capital of Canada: visitors can hear local bands from the '60s and poke around a re-created communal

house. The museum regularly mounts intriguing temporary exhibits and hosts lectures and other public events.

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Sight Information

Address:

Vanier Park, 1100 Chestnut St., Vancouver, British Columbia, V6J 3J9, Canada

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Phone:

604-736–4431

Sight Details:

  • C$12
  • July–Aug., Fri.–Wed. 10–5, Thurs. 10–8; Sept.–June, Tues., Wed., and Fri.–Sun. 10–5, Thurs. 10–8

Updated 05/04/2012

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