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Museum of Vancouver

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) connects Vancouverites to each other and connects the city to the world. An enthusiastic civic advocate, MOV is dedicated to encouraging a deeper understanding of Vancouver through stories, objects and shared...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1100 Chestnut St | at Vanier Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Haida Now exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver is evidence of how mainstream culture purveyors can successfully partner with Native peoples in having them tell their own stories. The exhibit was made so much richer because of such story-telling and the carefully selected artistic...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank noite12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a local sometimes I neglect this museum, but please don't! You have to go! This is no "MET" & doesn't try to be. I went on a sunny Sunday with a friend after hanging out on the beautiful grassy park behind it. It's really...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to many museums, some are good, some are bad, and some are just half-hearted. MOV belongs to the half-hearted one. It tries to have many categories within the same museum to cater for all, but it falls short for completeness. For example,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank griffiny2016
MuseumofVan, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi griffiny2016, To begin with, thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to review us on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate your comments and stories of your experience at MOV. Neon Vancouver | Ugly Vancouver is currently one of our most...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum occupies the same building as the MacMillan Space Centre. If you have kids/young teens, get yourself a combination ticket for the museum, the space centre, and the just-a-short-walk-away Maritime Museum, and you can save yourself a little money (admissions are on the steep...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank VoixDuChocolat
MuseumofVan, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your time exploring our exhibitions, as well as our neighbors at the Space Centre and the Maritime Museum....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled from the UK to Vancouver and didn't have time to go the Anthropology Museum so thought we could quickly view this museum instead, as it was closer to our hotel. The exhibits were pretty average and it was interesting to learn the native...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Nikita T
MuseumofVan, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nikita - First off, thank you for taking the time out of your day to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so happy that you were able to fit in a visit to MOV during your trip to Vancouver. It is great to hear...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know little about the history of Canada and Vancouver, I found it interesting. The first nation display reminded me of the indigenous culture back home. A nice way to spend an hour or twoMore

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank gn95
MuseumofVan, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there and thanks for not only your visit but also for reviewing us! As a civic history museum we are proud to offer visitors a rich tapestry of stories and experiences that make up Vancouver and Canada's diverse and unique history. We are really...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there on Sunday and for that money I had to pay for the ticket I would expect more. Exhibitions I liked the most was historical section and Vancouver in neon. The rest quite small and quite plain in comparison to what I have...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank ElinaD887
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We did the 3 museums. Loved the Space Museum. Easy to read displays. Good information. Takes about an hour to walk thru. Do the 3 places together

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 11, 2019

What a lovely place to spend some time. Rain or shine it's a great visit and well worth the money. The Space Centre area is wonderful as well. Definitely do that along with your visit to the main part of the Museum. Only downfall was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank June Q
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

A bit pricey for what’s available here, but I still greatly learned learning about Vancouver and its history. I enjoyed the neon room and the animals.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from MuseumofVan | Property representative |
Hi, Photography is allowed in the museum we just ask that you do not use flash. Thanks! Museum of Vancouver
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Response from Lisa1422 | Reviewed this property |
Make sure it's Science World though, not Science Museum! Have fun!
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