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VANCOUVER MUSEUM - MUSEUMS IN VANCOUVER BC

Vancouver Art GalleryVancouver Museums – Vancouver has a reputation for being a city rich in history and culture, and this is made most evident in the quantity and quality of museums and galleries within Vancouver city. These museums do not only feature local historical artifacts but also those that are found worldwide, catering to Vancouver's multicultural population. These museums are definitely worth a visit if you have the time as there is something for everyone, because these museums have themes that range from science to sports. Vancouver Museums are generally open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, including Saturday and Sunday. Most are open one evening during the week as well.

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is one of the major maritime museums in the North American West Coast. The museum has several year-round events and special tours.
Address: 1905 Ogden Point, Cypress St. Tel No: (604) 257-8300

The Museum of Anthropology is located in the University of British Columbia. It is home to aboriginal Pacific Northwest artwork, as well as ancient art from around the world. It has a ceramics wing that houses European pieces from the 15th to the 19th century.
Address: 6393 N.W. Marine Drive. Tel No: (604) 822-3825

Science World Vancouver is a creatively designed dome that focuses on exhibits related to science and technology. The exhibits are interactive, which are appreciated by kids and adults alike.
Address: 1455 Quebec St. Tel No: (604) 268-6363

BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum contains the most extensive sports memorabilia in Vancouver. It is recommended that sports fans pay a visit to view their exhibits. The highlight of this museum is that there are interactive galleries that give tourists a more hands-on experience of local sports.
Address: BC Place Stadium, 777 Pacific Blvd. Tel No: (604) 687-5523

The Vancouver Police Centennial Museum has a collection of around 10,000 artifacts that are related to the history of policing in Vancouver. Those who are interested in criminology will find this museum intriguing and fascinating because of the several exhibits. The museum has a gallery of rare and confiscated weapons, a coroner's forensic exhibit, and a display of counterfeit currency examinations. Address: 240 E. Cordova St. Tel No: (604) 665-3346

The Vancouver Museum Canada houses permanent exhibits that focus on local art and history.
Address: 1100 Chestnut St. Tel No: (604) 736-4431