Got Culture? 2 New $10-Million-Plus Museums Coming to Vancouver’s North Shore

Historical photo of North Vancouver shipyards

Historical photo of North Vancouver shipyards

The North Vancouver waterfront is one step closer to getting a landmark $10-million museum to showcase its rich history.

This week, the federal government chipped in with a huge $2.2-million cheque for the high-tech project, which will revitalize the historic Pipe Shop shipyard and is expected to attract 60,000 visitors a year.

Construction is expected to begin as soon as early 2016 on the new North Vancouver Museum and Archives. It will anchor the dramatic transformation of the waterfront from industrial space to tourist-friendly, must-see destination (similar to the remaking of Vancouver’s Granville Island decades ago).

The new museum combines interactive technology with a selection of original artifacts to bring the history of the North Shore to life. Continue reading:
Got Culture? 2 New $10-Million-Plus Museums Coming to Vancouver’s North Shore