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The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) connects Vancouverites to each other and connects the city to the world. An enthusiastic civic advocate, MOV is dedicated to encouraging a deeper understanding of Vancouver through stories, objects and shared...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1100 Chestnut St | at Vanier Park, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9, Canada
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Recommend taking a look at the map before paying the entry fee. I liked the special exhibit on the Haida, but it really is a small space, with nothing terribly impressive. We saw everything we wanted in about an hour.
Very uneven set of exhibits. ‘Neon Ugly’ brightly showcases colorful neon advertising signs from the 1950’-70’s and encourages reflection on planning laws that regulate their use. The ‘Wild Things’ exhibit explores the diversity of animals in the city with humorous tales of encounters with wild...More
I visited this museum for a fun afternoon with friends and was not disappointed yet not completely blown away. While the galleries do provide nice insights into the interesting history of Vancouver and British Columbia, I found that it was a bit expensive for the...More
Was in Vancouver for another reason and decided to go to this museum. As we drove up, there were many school buses loading children who had obviously spent the early afternoon visiting. There were only a handful of cars in the parking lot. We bought...More
Excellent city museum. We visited to see a fascinating exhibit on the Haida people, with a broad assortment of artifacts and art. The permanent exhibit on Vancouver history was well done (I'm a historian and learned things).
The museum is in a park across False...More
This museum was better than expected, we especially liked the section on Vancouver during the wars; sad to read about how the Japanese were treated. Also liked the animals and art pieces. Why no cafe though? This took it down a star, but generally worth...More
We were visiting from Minneapolis with our children from Sydney. We found the museum interesting. However, I feel the experience would have been enhanced with headsets. I find it hard to read so much. It was also confusing what path to follow in going thru...More
I enjoyed this museum because I was able to learn about the city. Sounds stupid, but so many "Name of City" museums have exhibitions that are nothing to do with the place they are in (I'm sick of the sight of stuffed animals).