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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 Museum

Lots to see and take you back years, lovely and colorful Carousal for rides, Old organ plays... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lucindaxx
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Burnaby, Canada
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This is a wonderful friendly place to visit whether you are going alone or with family and friends... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Praveen N
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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. Visitors can feel the heat of the fire as the blacksmith works at the forge, hear the rhythm of the platen press at the Burnaby Post, smell freshly ground coffee in the General Store, be a 1920s student in a one-room schoolhouse, watch the tinsmith cut, crimp & curl flat sheets of tin into useful household items. Everyone is welcome to take a ride on the 1912 CW Parker Carousel, explore the restored 1912 Interurban Tram, and enjoy a treat in the Ice Cream Parlour. The Village is open seasonally (Spring Break in March, Summer Season- early May to Labour Day, and Heritage Christmas-late November to early January) and year-round for pre-booked groups and programs.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“general store” (27 reviews)
“merry go round” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
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+1 604-297-4565
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"general store"
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"merry go round"
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"step back in time"
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"blacksmith shop"
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"free admission"
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"burnaby village"
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"ice cream parlour"
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"carousel ride"
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"restored carousel"
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"christmas lights"
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"printing press"
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"all ages"
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"decorated for christmas"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots to see and take you back years, lovely and colorful Carousal for rides, Old organ plays, beautiful animals done in creative colors of green plants. Old stores, and, dental office, country store, lovely chapel. Free for all

Thank Lucindaxx
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful friendly place to visit whether you are going alone or with family and friends. Staff are always friendly and informative. We spend atleast a couple of hours there as they have different activities there everyday. Will go again and visit soon.

Thank Praveen N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s free it’s fun and it’s educational. There are some paid attractions such as the carrousel but for the most part it is free. Concessions are available but a bit on the pricey side. Fun way to pass a few hours.

Thank Vern B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely, romantic way to spend an evening with your special someone. The lights, music, and displays lend to the special magic the this time of year lends. Would highly recommend this to all you lovers out there.

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

Thanks for the wonderful review! Love the suggestion of enjoying a date-night with us!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go once a year to the burnaby village museum. It is fun to explore and they often have special events. The carousel is fun and the only thing with a fee. There is also icecream available in the diner.

Thank rexy_937
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review. It's wonderful to know that you're repeat visitors!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a an antique merry go round complete music that is inviting and fun for young and old alike. They have recreated a pioneer village complete with a church a school house and a grocery store. You can take lunch or ice cream at...More

Thank 51yolanda
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Love that your descriptions included our Heritage Christmas experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be certain to take a ride on the restored 1912 Merry-Go-Round (carousel). A stroll down the 1920's village is also fun, entertaining and educational. There are folks decked out in period clothing as well. This attraction is closed on Mondays.

Thank Renegade225
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! It's true we are closed most Mondays during the summer - statutory holidays are the exception (Victoria Day, BC Day, & Labour Day).

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Burnaby village museum was a great place to learn about the past. the exhibitions are a great way to teach children and adults about the past

Thank limchinli
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the experience. Thanks for visiting and the review!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going here many years and every time I had a great time food is good and ice cream is good

Thank Wes F
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks for the review! It’s wonderful to hear that you are repeat visitor. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of those museums that is great for family, picnics, a chance to experience, learn about the past with real people donning clothes of the 1920s and best of all it is free! You step into a world of the 20s for people...More

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thanks for visiting and posting such a wonderful review! Did you take a whirl on the carousel?

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Anat M
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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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