Museum Of Vancouver, Vancouver
Museum Of Vancouver, Vancouver - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: 1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9, Canada
Ticket Price: 15 USD
Time Required: 00:30 Mins
Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
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About Museum Of Vancouver, Vancouver
The Museum of Vancouver was established in the late 19th century and is the oldest museum in the city. The museum showcases exhibits that portray the past, present and the possible future of Vancouver. The permanent exhibition is the highlight with artefacts that date back to the early 19th century all the way to the 1970’s.
With an outstanding number of collection to its credit- 65,000 items in total, you are lost in a world of historical facts including mummys’ purchased in Egypt, war stories, wildlife, culture and the way of life of people in the past.
Museum Of Vancouver Ticket Prices
Admission Fee (Exclusive of Taxes):
- Adult: $15
- Student: $11 (requires valid student ID)
- Senior: $11 (age 65+)
- Youth: $11 (ages 12-18)
- Child: $5 (ages 5-11)
- Kids 4 and under: Free
- Last Thursday of ever month form 5:00pm to 8:00pm: by donation
Museum Of Vancouver Opening and Closing Hours
- Open On Stat Holidays Except Christmas Day: 10:00am to 05:00pm
How To reach Museum Of Vancouver by Public Transport
- By Bus: EB Cornwall Ave FS Cypress St
- By Ferry: Maritime Museum Ferry Dock
- By Taxi
- By renting a Car, Bicycle or Scooter.
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Museum Of Vancouver, Vancouver Reviews
Wonderful location, nice views. Staff was helpful and has nice exhibits to keep the kids entertained while they are learning. The domed theater was nice place explore the stars and galaxies. Glad we made this a stop on our visit
The Museum of Vancouver brought me back in time. I grew up in Vancouver in the seventies and eighties and many of the displays and pieces reminded me of those times. The one that I enjoyed the most was the neon sign pavilion. I remember driving or walking by those signs as a boy. Many of those signs now either destroyed or sitting in a museum show how much Vancouver has changed. Many of the historical places and landmarks are now gone replaced with dense condo/apartment developments. This is not the city I knew and loved. I miss the old Vancouver.
A small quirky place with a few rooms showing the history of the city through time. Some of the displays are good, but not enough details. Dont expect too much for the price. Not much people.
Their permanent exhibitions are well-designed, and are very informative and entertaining at the same time. If you ever wondered about the riots in Vancouver, the history of the neon lights or wanted to know more about the first nation settlements that existed before Vancouver, this museum is the right place to get educated. The only obnoxious thing I experienced was a young student group about 20-25 people who were yelling at each other, played tag and were generally very loud. It would be great if they had been told before entering the museum to keep quiet.
There’s several hours worth of exhibits here at least. I personally love the special neon sign collection and the decades of Vancouver exhibit (Vancouver in the 50’s, 60’s etc). Admission wasn’t cheap at $16 for a student, but it’s not expensive either, for the quality of the exhibits. There was plenty to keep you occupied for an afternoon. And great exhibits on Indigenous cities, cultures, and traditions.