Museum of Vancouver

Our Trips

Enjoy an immersive experience of our galleries from the convenience of your device!  Students engage in a live-stream tour with an educator, walking through the heart of our galleries with opportunities for a richer experience.The following tours will be available: Vancouver History Galleries, Haida Now, cesna?em: the city before the city and A Seat at the Table (opening November, 19th 2020). Suitable for all grade levels.

Virtual Program Add-on

Bring the MOV to your school with education kits designed to augment your virtual field trip, making it a “hands-on” interactive learning experience. Education Kits are available for all of our virtual field trips: Cedar & Sealskin, Immigration Nation, Ancient Worlds and Resilience & Reconciliation. Education Kits are quarantined for 3 days between two rentals and are available for pick up at the MOV.

Participate in a “Big 6 Historical Thinking” challenge in our c̓əsnaʔəm; the city before the city exhibition. Learn about the impact of colonization on the Musqueam First Nation, how they resisted assimilative policies, and the Museum’s role in the reconciliation process. Gain a deeper understanding of traditional and contemporary culture of the Pacific Northwest First Nations by examining their belongings.

Visit the Museum on your own. Gallery resource materials are available to support and enhance your self-directed exploration.

Self-guided visits can take place in our Vancouver History Galleries and/or our featured exhibits.The following temporary exhibits will be featured in 2020/2021:

  1. Haida Now 
  2. A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia (open Nov 19th)
  3. Cesna?em: The City Before The City
  4. Neon Vancouver/Ugly Vancouver

Play an immigration game through our Vancouver History Virtual Galleries. Explore the galleries and examine real suitcases from immigrants while collecting points and money towards immigrating. This program focuses on who immigrates and why, the quality of life for new immigrants, and immigrants’ contributions to Vancouver.

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