Discover a New Perspective at Vancouver’s Museums and Galleries

Neon Vancouver exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver

Photo: Museum of Vancouver

One of the best ways to learn about Vancouver is to visit its many museums and galleries. You will discover more about the world we live in, where we’ve come from, and where we’re going. #thisisvancouver

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Discover a New Perspective at Vancouver’s Museums and Galleries

How to Celebrate UN International Day of Forests in Vancouver

Children hiking in the forest near Vancouver, BC

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Vancouver sits in the middle of the world’s largest temperate rainforest, which stretches from Alaska to Northern California. We are proud of our towering trees, so there are lots of ways to celebrate UN International Day of Forests in Vancouver.

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How to Celebrate UN International Day of Forests in Vancouver

8 Vancouver Museums Where You Can Learn About Local History

A tour group inside the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler

Photo: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre/Blake Jorgensen

Vancouver is a relatively young city at just 136 years old. However, we proudly celebrate our history. Explore 8 different Vancouver museums to learn about local history including sports, art, culture, and commerce.

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8 Vancouver Museums Where You Can Learn About Local History

Discounted admission until the end of 2020 at the Museum of Vancouver

Image: MOV & Macmillan Space Centre

The Museum realizes the financial hardship faced by many at this time and is committed to breaking down barriers to access in order to ensure that everyone can enjoy, learn, and experience the stories that the collection and exhibitions tell. Continue reading:
Discounted admission until the end of 2020 at the Museum of Vancouver

New Satellite Exhibition in Chinatown Exploring Chinese Immigration in BC

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) proudly present A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia in Chinatown, a temporary exhibition that is now open to the public.

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New Satellite Exhibition in Chinatown Exploring Chinese Immigration in BC

ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

You likely don’t need to be reminded of what a fantastic city we live in, with so much to explore right in our own backyard. Now that local attractions are beginning to reopen their doors, it’s an excellent chance to freshen up on why Vancouver is so highly regarded.

Before we can welcome the rest of the world to come back, we want to invite locals to get reacquainted with all the reasons why we love this city. Here are just a few of the attractions and activities waiting for you when you’re ready to venture out beyond your neighbourhood and be a tourist in your own town. Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Kitsilano

Welcome to dazzling Kitsilano! (Tourism Vancouver/Tanya Goehring)

In the ‘60s, beachside Kitsilano was considered Vancouver’s hipster hangout; today, the neighbourhood has flourished into a trendy hub appealing to sun-worshippers, yogis, wellness warriors and shopaholics alike (it’s also the birthplace of global yoga brand lululemon athletica). Kitsilano is a healthy combination of parks, beachfront, the shopping mecca of West 4th Avenue, cozy coffeeshops and eclectic eateries.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Kitsilano