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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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Fun Trip Back in Time

My BFF and I are always looking for new places to go after a walk. We had gone for a walk around Deer Lake and thought a trip to the Burnaby Village Museum would be fun. We were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

My BFF and I are always looking for new places to go after a walk. We had gone for a walk around Deer Lake and thought a trip to the Burnaby Village Museum would be fun. We were right. It was really enjoyable. The weather was perfect, the volunteers in the various buildings were friendly and knowledgeable. I liked reading... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The set up is a simple and easy thing to maneuver through. I've been threw many little village museums like this, and have seen quite the variety. The Village it's self, is a rough museum style that really needs much more monetary donations to make it become a "rockstar" type of destination, but for the Vancouver Area, it's simple, clean... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

a free jewel in the heart of burnaby. walk back into tome as you visit the burnaby village museum. an old time pioneer town with people dressed in fashions for the time. the church can be rented out for weddings. there is a charge for the carousel.

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

good for the pocketbook, and very entertaining - the scavenger hunt to engage kids in history was great, my niece loved it the carousel was nostalgic and only $2 we loved it my niece was thrilled by the old fashioned car ride

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The volunteer "characters" make the village come alive. The ride in a vintage car is not to be missed.

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Vancouver, Canada
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Whenever we've taken our grandchildren to this village, it has been an exciting experience for them. The village offers themes.........at Christmas there was a live Father Christmas, and a live Snowman dancing around the streets.at Halloween, spooky characters............Well worth the money and educational for children of all ages. The bonus is always the carousel ride..........Half a day should do this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice way to spend a day with no admission fees. Lots to see, fun for kids. History of Burnaby with rides for the kids. Bakery for fresh bread and good ice cream at the ice cream shop. Food also available.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Site is like Heritage park but more subdued. Easy to get around and enjoy the history of the place. Admission is FREE.

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Historic review of our past , seeing how our ancestors lived .The setting is so well maintained , we love bringing our friends here

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's a nice place to visit for half a day. Good to see how people lived in the first half of the last century. I just wish there was more to the houses. The demonstrations are good. Cafe is OK, nothing special. Free entrance though!

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

Thanks for visiting and posting. Judging by your rating and comments, we didn't meet or exceed all your expectations. That's disappointing. Could you elaborate on what more we might do/offer in the houses? We're always evaluating and looking for ideas. Thanks again! More 

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Additional Information about Burnaby Village Museum

Address: Address: 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-297-4565
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Burnaby
Average Prices: USD 2 - 2

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