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Burnaby Village Museum

6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
604-297-4565
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Burnaby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Historic Sites
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Where History Comes to Life - stroll down the streets of our 1920s community. Our village is a combination of heritage and replica buildings on a... more » Owner description: Where History Comes to Life - stroll down the streets of our 1920s community. Our village is a combination of heritage and replica buildings on a 10-acre site. Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, businesses and shops. Two of our large artifacts are now over 100 years old - enjoy a ride on the 1912 CW Parker Carousel and explore the restored 1912 Interurban Tram, part of a transportation system before its time. « less
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BATH
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

We took the bus from metro town which was quick and straightford. Arriving well before the doors opened we decided to walk around Deer Lake which was absolutely beautiful. The site is lovely and you truly step back in time. My ten year old thought it was great, not just the buildings but watching the printing press at work and... More

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We went as a family during a visit out west visiting family and what a great way to spend the day. It is such a great find and wasn't that expensive at all. My wife spent the time going through the shops and house and comparing stuff to what they have to what her moms have. It really is a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Locked in time. Beautiful village setting from over one hundred years ago. Great spot on Canada Day or summer evenings for ice cream floats. Across from Dear lake. Great date or family outing.

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Burnaby, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a charming village set in a park like setting. Well worth the visit. Stroll through the many displays - ride in an antique car. Bring your camera!

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Excellent family adventure in history. docents are dressing in period costume. Xmas is special with lights, etc.

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Burnaby, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Educational and entertaining. Great for the whole family. Every time, we have out of town guests, we try to take them there. The museum allows us to walk through history of early Burnaby living. Lots of staff and volunteers keep this place running wonderfully. Our family have visited many times and still are not tired of doing so. Deer Lake... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

No where else in Vancouver does such an attraction exist. shows all the early days of the municipality of Burnaby's birth

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A must visit place in Burnaby. A wonderful pioneer village. Great for the whole family. Really well done, be sure to visit the fantastic restored carousel.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We loved this charming old village style museum. Quaint and charming. The onsite restaurant was lovely, and we had a number of great walks in the area.

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Burnaby, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Burnaby Village museum is a must for every traveller to Burnaby. You can get a taste of what is like in our community when it was settled. The village is a reproduction of rural life in a past by gone era. It also has a wonderfully restored carousel that would appeal to young children and adults alike.

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