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Burnaby Village Museum

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Address: 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
Phone Number: +1 604-297-4565
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Where History Comes to Life - Stroll down the streets of our 1920s...

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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Amazing museum and so much to see

There's so much to check out. Little houses w antique and so much history, old fashion ice team parlors, beautiful gardens, old train and station replica and antique carousel that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jenny C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There's so much to check out. Little houses w antique and so much history, old fashion ice team parlors, beautiful gardens, old train and station replica and antique carousel that is the most beautiful one I have ever seen. Though warning the carousel goes REALLY fast. Good thing there is tall and short carousel horse and carts so that the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the Christmas atmosphere, beautiful Christmas lights, a pleasant journey. The swan lights which under the Bridge are very beautiful, It appear more bright in the dark.There are many facilities are provided to children, so the family can have a good time.

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Step back in time at Burnaby Village. We were there for Halloween. The scavenger hunt included stops for the Trick or Treaters. Menu was adapted to reflect the occassion. Can't wait for Christmas at the Village now. It's free. Lovely place to go to stroll around, see the lights, listen to live music and have a nice hot chocolate.

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this review

We're looking forward to seeing you again real soon! Heritage Christmas opens this Saturday (November 18, 2016). More 

Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The village in December becomes magical. There isn't a better place to feel the spirit and joy of the Christmas Season !

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the fabulous review! More 

Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Burnaby village is a fantastic place to visit a lot of History from the early 1900s. I always find my parents get a kick out of it because they grew up with this way of living. I also find everyone seems to enjoy the carasoul

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Burnaby Village Museum has been a solid go-to place for me and my family. It's a little town set up to educate the public on life before electronics.There is a school room with little ink wells built into the desks, a general store, a beautiful, tiny chapel that has seen many weddings, a black smith's shop where you can see... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

While great any time during the year, this place lights up during their holidays! Check out the merry-go-round!

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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I love the little village to explore and enjoy an ice cream cone as you go back in time how Burnaby was with at school house, church, and general store. There's even a Japanese bathhouse. Excellent for Canada day and Halloween time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a truly delightful place. A treasure in our own back yard. We attended a weddding at the village. I am not sure where regular parking is located but we park on the Shadbolt parkade. There was filming going on and the carousel area was quite busy. The wedding service was held in the small rebuilt church; very special. The... More 

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. It's true - we have the best staff and a truly wonderful location! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We always enjoy a snack in the restaurant with Island Farms ice cream if the weather is warm. The old time businesses and other buildings are great to view. The old time silent movie theatre is a good place to take a break to cool off or warm up depending on the weather.

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