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If you're in for an energy-packed sight-seeing visit, the Smartvisit Card (www.seevancouvercard.com) can save you money. Sold in denominations ranging from C$119 for two days to $219 for five days, you get access to over 50 attractions in Vancouver and Victoria. You need to visit about four attractions before the savings kick in but for stays longer than 2 days, it can be worthwhile.
Some attractions, like the Vancouver Art Gallery (Tues. 5-9 pm) and the Museum of Anthropology (Tues. 5-9 pm) have reduced rates or "by donation" evenings.