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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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One of the best Christmas events

The Burnaby Village Museum is already a worthwhile family trip year round, but at Christmas it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ttchan2018
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Burnaby, Canada
Burnaby Village Museum- Christmas Tradition!!!

This has been a yearly Christmas tradition for over 35 years for our family. However, it is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FreetoTravel49
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North Vancouver
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“general store” (27 reviews)
“blacksmith shop” (16 reviews)
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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"step back in time"
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"blacksmith shop"
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"merry go round"
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"free admission"
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"burnaby village"
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"carousel ride"
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"restored carousel"
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"printing press"
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"christmas lights"
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"scavenger hunt"
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"charlie chaplin"
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"all ages"
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in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Burnaby Village Museum is already a worthwhile family trip year round, but at Christmas it explodes with lights and Christmas spirit. The enthusiasm of staff is what makes the place glow as mush as the dazzling sculptures and lights.,The admission is usually free and...More

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Heritage Christmas is one our favourite times of year, too! We're so pleased that you've enjoyed your visits. Thanks for taking the time to post a review.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been a yearly Christmas tradition for over 35 years for our family. However, it is a fabulous place to visit any time of the year and experience the old time town and history of Burnaby. The one room schoolhouse, tram and church are...More

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the glowing review; we're blushing! It's wonderful to know that we've been part of your family's tradition for so many years. Looking forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked through the museum, had ice cream and rode the merry go round, all very delightful. I recommend this location to all, especially on a sunny day.

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We agree - it's pretty hard to resist the ice-cream and taking a whirl on the merry to round. Thanks for visiting and the recommendation.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Burnaby Village Museum is very educational and fun! My favourite part was probably the train. This museum is like an old village! It has old stores, press, and train station! There are also restaurants there so you can eat breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Burnaby Museum is great place for kids to let them know the history as well how was the old village looks before. The oldest carousel was still there and working properly plus the band and relic train. The volunteers are really kind and accommodating and...More

Thank nyliramzurc
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Our carousel is indeed pretty old. It was built in 1912 and is one of our largest artifacts! We usually host at least one special event every month throughout our summer season. Folks can check out our website for more information....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The visit is a good utilization of half a day and it is free. No entry fee! Otherwise, museums and exhibitions have a hefty fee for the entrance in most of the cities of North America. The exhibits are well kept in separate rooms and...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We initially planned this visit from out of province because our daughter wanted to see the place her favourite band Marianas Trench recorded their video for "Shake Tramp". We were not disappointed! The carousel was beautiful and the ride lasted much longer than expected! The...More

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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit and are looking forward to your return visit!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I have been to the Burnaby museum a number of times and each time I see a little more. I have taken and adult with developmental disabilites there, as she is focused on carousells. Staff have always been friendly and respectful to her unique needs....More

Thank freemang78
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

So pleased that you've enjoyed your visits. We agree, the carousel is stunning; it's indeed a magnificent machine! Happy to hear that your Heritage Christmas experience was also good. Thanks for coming!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Burnaby Village Museum offers patrons a fun, realistic glimpse into the past. Set up as an actual village, this outdoor museum has plenty to offer, and, with free admission, is an affordable adventure. Be sure to have a reasonably priced ride on the carousel before...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

plan to spend at least half of the day, exploring how it really was before cell phones and modernization

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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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