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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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Walk Back in Time

We initially planned this visit from out of province because our daughter wanted to see the place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nadine G
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Regina
The carousell is stunning, and the organ amazing.

I have been to the Burnaby museum a number of times and each time I see a little more. I have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
freemang78
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Sooke, 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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  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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6501 Deer Lake Ave, Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6, Canada
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"general store"
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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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"merry go round"
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"ice cream parlour"
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"carousel ride"
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"restored carousel"
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"scavenger hunt"
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"turn of the century"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Nadine G
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved walking this park with a most beautiful display of Christmas lights and celebrations! The carousel is a great treat for the kids too.

Thank CSHickey72
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming and thanks for the review. So glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Went to see the Christmas Lights at Heritage Village and was blown away at how beautiful and interesting the outing was. It was very cold but we were dressed for the weather and it really help set the tone for Christmas We intend to visit...More

Thank Janie M
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bbyvillage, Public Relations Manager at Burnaby Village Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks for the review! So pleased you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing job this City does every year! They are informative and welcoming and visually they do such a great job with the lights.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The heritage village was decorated for Christmas and open after dark. The staff in period costumes were quite knowledgeable. The place is great for families.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Very nice museum with amazing staff (they wear old fashion costumes). Entry is free. Good for everyone of all age.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

What a great little museum this is. It combines elements of Victoria’s Royal B.C. Museum (recreations of village stores, a little theatre showing vintage movies) with elements of Butchart Gardens (seven swans a-swimming and other Partridge in a Pear Tree illuminated Christmas installations), but unlike...More

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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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