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Burnaby Village Museum

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Address: 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-297-4565
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Where History Comes to Life - Stroll down the streets of our 1920s...
Where History Comes to Life - Stroll down the streets of our 1920s community. Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, businesses and shops. Take a ride on the 1912 CW Parker Carousel, explore the restored 1912 Interurban Tram, and enjoy a treat in the Ice Cream Parlour.
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Great day of fun

Had a fun and relaxing day visiting this place, had a nice lunch in the café also. We were surprised that there is no entrance fee.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Had a fun and relaxing day visiting this place, had a nice lunch in the café also. We were surprised that there is no entrance fee.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This is a top class museum-town with many buildings and artifacts. The period dressed guides actually worked at these various jobs. I encourage visitors to donate what they can as there is no admission charge.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Oh gosh - where to start? Well ok, lets start with the cost - oh that's right - it's FREE. Now that alone would make people think twice about going for a visit - well if that's you, then think thrice 'cos it is really up there with the best of them, even the ones you have to pay for.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great museum, wonderful staff.......and it's free of charge!'' Have never bisited a free attraction of this quality

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for saying! More 

Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a huge lovely park with an art gallery, a 1920's village with reproduced and original buildings and docents dressed in proper period clothing. The grounds are a gardener's delight especially their Century Gardens with rhodys as big as houses! And a few original grand old homes. We were lucky to happen on the park for their Victoria Day... More 

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this review

You discovered many of the treasures in Deer Lake Park - and on a special day for us here at the Village. We do enjoy all the pomp, ceremony & fun that celebrating Victoria Day brings! Thanks for posting. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

So here's the deal... FREE ADMISSION May 2 - September 7, 2015!!! There is absolutely no reason not to visit. We planned for an hour visit but ended up spending 3 hours. It was that much fun for us. So with my 3-year old daughter and 6-year old nephew, we made a point of enjoying everything there was being offered...... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Take a little trip back in time ~ great way to spend a Sunday and you can walk around Deer Lake Park while you are there. Make sure you take time to visit the old school carousel ~ so very pretty!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

So many times I'd driven by this museum, but had never thought to visit it. Glad I did, finally. It's a lovely place to walk around to see how people lived decades ago. The village consists of a number of old buildings, furnished in the style of the day, focusing on the 1860s to 1950s. The one room schoolhouse. The... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If you want to FEEL accomplished for your whole day...then go here to spend hours of your time. What an awesome place to see the "PAST" much like it was back in the day. Interesting for children too. We will go again as soon as we have time to go. Once again...WoW!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

As a local I did hear about Burnaby Village Museum but did not visit until last year in summer 2014. We do not have a vehicle and the place is easy to get to on transit, skytrain and bus will drop you off right at the front door. $0 dollars admission ,was when we visited and I do believe is... More 

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Alexandra. It's wonderful to know that your visit was so positive and memorable. We're pleased to be able to confirm that admission to the Village continues to be FREE for 2015. (Our Haunted Village event is the exception.) Carousel rides are $2.55 each or a Baker's Dozen (13 for the price of 12) for $30.63. Come... More 

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