CSI Camp for Kids at Vancouver Police Museum: March 14-16, 21-23

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Hats off to the Vancouver Police Museum.  They’ve taken what could be a dry theme – a museum about policing – and turned it into one of the city’s most exciting cultural offerings.  (Haven’t been on their Sins of the City tour or checked out the old coroner’s office upstairs?  You should.).

This spring break, the museum is offering something really neat: Hiest!, a six-session CSI camp for kids focused on the ins and outs of police detective work (offered March 14-16 and March 21-23).  This sounds so fun that I’m jealous non-kids can’t join in.

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CSI Camp for Kids at Vancouver Police Museum: March 14-16, 21-23

Vancouver’s Dark Underbelly: The Sins of the City walking tour

Think Vancouver is all beautiful mountains and sparkling beaches.  Think again.  The city has seen its share of murder, deceit and mayhem over the years, all of which you’ll learn about on the Vancouver Police Museum’s unique Sins of the City walking tour.

The tour, which is definitely not recommended for young children, starts at the Police Museum downtown and wanders through the historic streets of Gastown and Chinatown.  Inside the museum, you’ll see newspaper archives documenting Vancouver’s efforts to battle crime and corruption – with mixed success – over the years.

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Vancouver’s Dark Underbelly: The Sins of the City walking tour

Hands-on Forensics Workshops for Grownups at the Vancouver Police Museum

Why should kids have all the fun? The Vancouver Police Museum is proud to announce the return and expansion of it’s popular workshop series: Forensics for Adults. These one-hour interactive evening workshops each focus on a different area in a definitely adult-oriented way. Workshops announced so far:

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Hands-on Forensics Workshops for Grownups at the Vancouver Police Museum

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