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Burnaby Village Museum, Burnaby

(4.6/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Walk through a 1920’s Canadian town as you learn and observe the traditional trades at Burnaby Village Museum. The buildings of the town are a mix of original constructions and recreations of older buildings made to house artifacts of the early 20th century. Staff members dress in period clothing as they display traditional artisan skills and live as though it were the 1920s. Visitors can wander the town and view the artifacts, which includes a 1920’s carousel that is available to ride. A restaurant in the village provides food options. By using our Burnaby tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Burnaby Village Museum and other attractions in Burnaby.
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  • The museum is free, most of the time. Not many places can find a piece of history in the city for free. Love all the shop display, printing shop, old bank, blacksmith, bakery, theatre, and the general...  more »
  • Excellent set up by a model train club. very well done. Museum was fantastic. LOts to see and experience.  more »
  • Visited with child. It is the place where Vancouver first started. And would recommend this place. Very scenic and tells a lot of history.  more »
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  • A fun treat for the whole family! Walk through this re-created village of historic buildings and artifacts with staff in period costumes teaching about the buildings and describing everyday life when Burnaby was in its infancy. Free parking, free admission (other than special events), and cheap rides on the heritage carousel!
  • This is a special place and free to visit. Bring your kids and out of town guests to a well presented historical village. Each building has either self explanatory exhibits or a person dressed in period clothing who tells you about the exhibit. There is a canteen with sandwiches and ice-cream. Make sure you check out the electric Tram and the carousel.
  • Always a fun place to go, especially with children. The carousel is always a favourite and looking round the old stores is interesting. Very well kept, the gardens are lovely.
  • The whole village is one big museum, showing how people used to live in the past. They have real life actors and it's all free! Look up the events on their website before choosing the date to go.
  • My little kid love to go there again and again, specifically the carousel, probably they are still little, the best thing is they are free admission most of the time, they do have lot of event you need to check on the internet. Best place to spend a day with family without hurting the budget.