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Burnaby Village Museum

6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
+1 604-297-4565
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Burnaby Village Christmas

During Christmas time it looks nice, trees, lights etc. but I heard that Christmas started because... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jarred O
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Calgary, Canada
Xmas tradition

The old time Xmas feel here is hard to beat. The kids enjoy it and seeing how people used to live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doug_and_Karey-lyn
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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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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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“general store” (24 reviews)
“carousel ride” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

During Christmas time it looks nice, trees, lights etc. but I heard that Christmas started because of Christ, Jesus. Where is He? There is no mention of the Saviour, there is no Nativity display. Christmas without Christ, what is that? a mas? There is no...More

Thank Jarred O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old time Xmas feel here is hard to beat. The kids enjoy it and seeing how people used to live helps give them an appreciation for how much better our lives our today.

Thank Doug_and_Karey-lyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the visit. Couldn't believe there is no admission charge. There is so much to see. Their Christmas displays were really nice. The carousel is a must and only a small charge. Lots of history. There is also a very nice place to eat....More

1  Thank Louisa C
bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. So pleased you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great outing for the family. Love the blacksmith shop. Also the general store. Lots too see and do. The carousel looked like fun.

1  Thank LLHH
bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello! So pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for taking the time to post your review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful place to picnic with the family or rides on the Carousel are another Unbeatable experience! The gift shop is unique,as well. There's a darling chapel for weddings,too,and don't forget to check out the Japanese and Chinese Canadian antique contributions in the Village. A great...More

1  Thank 360crumble1
bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Much thanks for your review and recommendation!

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Village Museum well done. Working blacksmith, great carousel and good food as well as wonderfully restored streetcar.

1  Thank Ilanda
Reviewed 1 November 2017

My Mum and I went on the Haunted Walking Tour at Heritage Village Museum October 2017 and it was Awesome! The village was all decorated very well, there were lots of children with families dressed up together with staff working there. We were able to...More

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. Being able to take program participants inside the actual spaces we talk about on the tour is a huge bonus. It is true that there can be some challenges within heritage spaces, as you mention. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

What a wonderful experience! Actual restored buildings with everyone in costume sharing their amazing knowledge from days gone by. A printing press, soda fountain and general store complete with all the details including long forgotten special candy sticks from my past. Went back a few...More

2  Thank Teatuanui
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great little visit shows history and growth of Burnaby from 19120 on. Great displays best time to visit is from June to late August check the website for winter hours. July 1 is a great time but very busy due to Canada day.More

Thank 2girlsreviews
bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thanks for the review. Indeed, our party for Canada Day on July 1st is always well attended. Less busy special events include Victoria Day Celebrations and Labour Day Fair. We're also really proud of our Heritage Christmas season which runs late November to early January...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

BVM is fun place to spend a couple of hours even with really young kids. The history is always interesting and the carrousel is always a hit. Changes themes with the seasons so great all year round

Thank Lori U
bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thanks for coming! Glad you hear you've enjoyed your visits. We agree, the carousel is indeed a magical machine. Thanks for the review!

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Anat M
24 September 2015|
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Response from bbyvillage | Property representative |
Hello! We are only open seasonally to the public. Our next public opening is for a one day World Rivers Day event on September 27. After this, we are open for our Heritage Christmas season from Nov 21 - Jan 1. Our 2016... More
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