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Spring Break Fun

March 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - March 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm


We’re throwing open the gates for 11 fun days!

March 19-29, daily, 11am-4:30pm
Free Gate Admission

Stroll the streets of our village. Visit businesses and homes, take in demonstrations, chat with costumed towns-folk. Special activities have been planned for each day. Browse the Carousel Gift Shop and enjoy a treat or lunch at the Ice Cream Parlour.

There are two add-ons options to enhance your visit:
–  Try the Adventure Guide for only $6 (includes taxes). It will lead Adventurers through hands-on activities, crafts, and puzzles. There is matching, exploring, and creating activities around the Village. The Guide includes one carousel ride. Recommended for ages 8+ (or 5+ with an adults help).
For even more fun, get the brand new Village Adventure Pack. For $19.50 (includes taxes) you get all the goodies in the Adventure Guide, plus two rides on the carousel (because one is never enough), a large ice cream cone from the Ice Cream Parlour, a canvas adventure bag, carousel magnet, and reusable Burnaby Village Museum water bottle. It’s a great keepsake of your visit to the Village.

Experience Heritage Everyday

  • learn about lead type at the printshop
  • play hop-scotch outside the Schoolhouse
  • watch a silent black & white movie
  • chat with the clerk at the General Store
  •  ride the carousel
  • explore the restored Interurban tram
  • listen for the steam whistle
  • talk to the teacher in the one-room schoolhouse
  • ride the vintage carousel

Special Activities

  • Tinsmithing Demos Watch the crimping, cutting and curling at the Sheet Metal Works. March 19 & 26, all day
  • Steam Demos Learn about the power of steam. March 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 all day
  • School Days Be a student in the one-room Schoolhouse. March 19, 25, 26, 12noon & 3pm
  • Coffee Break Listen and smell coffee grinding in the General Store. Ongoing
  • Ruby’s Lunch In the Schoolhouse, discover the contents of a child’s lunch pail. Ongoing
  • Barbershop Step in for a close shave at the Barbershop. March 23, 25, all day
  • Butterchurning Take a turn making butter at Elworth House. March 21 & 28, all day
  • Staying Stylish Find out about the latest fashion trends at Bell’s Dry Goods. March 21 & 28, all day



March 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am
March 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
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Burnaby Village Museum


Burnaby Village Museum
6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3T6 Canada
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