In 1965, after considerable lobbying efforts from a group of passionate lacrosse enthusiasts, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame was created to serve as a permanent way to recognize and honour box players, field players, builders, teams who have contributed to the rich history of lacrosse in Canada. Located in Read more [...]
At the Bowen Island Community Museum you will discover Higgens Cabin, a 1948 period logger’s cabin with tools and period rooms. At the Canadian Museum of Flight you’ll find over 25 civilian and military jets, gliders, and helicopters. Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle welcomes you inside a Victorian-era mansion. And at Fort St. James National Historic Site you’ll travel back in history inside a restored Hudson’s Bay Company post with 1896 living history guides all summer long.
Welcome to British Columbia’s museums and heritage sites. Historic telephones, arts and crafts, regional sports history, and natural history and much more await.
Located in the heart of the Royal City, Irving House is one of the oldest community heritage sites in BC. Step back to the 1800s as you enter the colonial home of Captain William Irving, King of the Fraser River. Over 140 years of memories live within Irving House “…the handsomest, Read more [...]
The New Westminster Museum and Archives has four facilities throughout New Westminster: the New Westminster Museum, the New Westminster Archives, Irving House and the Samson V. We also have off-site displays at City Hall and the Queensborough Community Centre.New Westminster Museum (in the Anvil Centre) Daily from 10 am to Read more [...]
The Samson V, launched in 1937, is the last surviving wooden steam-powered sternwheeler built for the federal Department of Public Works for use as a snag-boat on the Fraser River. At 418 gross tons and 115’ on deck, she was the fifth in a series of similar vessels dating back Read more [...]