Vancouver Sights

Museum of Vancouver

  • 1100 Chestnut St. Map It
  • Kitsilano

Published 03/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Vancouver's short-but-funky history comes to life at this seaside museum. The 1930s gallery remembers some poignant episodes involving the Japanese internment during WWII, 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.

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$14
  • July and Aug., Fri.–Wed. 10–5, Thurs. 10–8; Sept.–June, Tues., Wed., and Fri.–Sun. 10–5, Thurs. 10–8

Published 03/10/2015

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