Museums & Monuments
The Gastown Steam Clock
The worlds first steam-powered clock, which chimes every hour and whistles every 15 minutes. Vancouvers most photographed location. 305 Water Street, Gastown, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1B9.
Roedde House Museum
A late-Victorian home in the Queen Anne revival style of 1893, restored to reflect the day-to-day life of a middle class immigrant family at the turn of the last century. Guided tours are available. 1415 Barclay Street, Vancouver, BC, V6G 1J6.
The Canadian Museum of Flight
A comprehensive collection of aircraft and artifacts, ranging from replicas of WW1 aircraft to a 1942 Hampden bomber. Open daily 10:00-17:00 at Langley Regional Airport, Hangar #3, 5333 216th Street, Langley, Vancouver, BC, V2Y 2N3.
Museum of Anthropology
World arts and culture, with permanent and temporary exhibitions which give insight into the cultures of indigenous peoples around the world. Variable opening times, at the University of British Columbia, 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2.
North Vancouver Museum and Archives
First Nation artifacts, industrial artifacts and tools, works of art, domestic implements, clothing and uniforms, and three historic vehicles. Open Tuesday to Sunday 12:00-17:00 at Presentation House, 209 West 4th Street, North Vancouver, BC.
Victory Square Cenotaph
A war memorial, made of Nelson Island granite, that was unveiled in 1924. Victory Square, 200 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1H2.
The Royal Westminster Regiment Museum
An overview of the Royal Westminster Regiment, with collections of medals, photographs, weapons, miniatures, uniforms and historical artefacts. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00-15:00 at 530 Queens Ave, New Westminster, Vancouver, BC, V3L 1K3.
Vancouver Police Museum
The history of policing in Vancouver, with past methods and equipment, classic police vehicles, a firearms collection, and forensics for children and adults. Open Monday to Saturday 09:00-17:00 at 240 E. Cordova St., Vancouver, BC, V6A 1L3.
Vancouver Maritime Museum
The rich maritime history and traditions of the Pacific Coast, with permanent and changing exhibits, a children’s maritime discovery centre, family activities, and boats in Heritage Harbour. 1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1A3.