The Museum of Anthropology was founded in 1949 to collect, preserve, research, and display archaeological and ethnographic material from British Columbia and the rest of the world. Today, it is Canada’s largest teaching museum and one of its most popular public museums
Address: 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2
Student & Senior 65+ $14.50
Tuesday evenings 5-9pm $9
Tues 10 am to 9 pm
Wed- Sun 10 am to 5 pm
The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery is one of the province’s premier showcases for contemporary art. Through exhibitions, publications, lectures and symposia, the Gallery’s programs emphasize research, teaching, and scholarship in areas ranging from B.C. art history to international contemporary art, and contemporary approaches to the practice of art history, criticism and curating.
Address: 1825 Main Mall V6T 1Z2
Tues to Fri 10 am—5 pm
Sat to Sun 12pm—5 pm
Since its opening in spring 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has earned an international reputation for its striking design and stellar acoustics. Artists, critics and patrons alike are unanimous in their praise of the multi-faceted facility, winning it a place among North America’s premier performing arts venues.
Address: 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
UBC Botanical Garden was established in 1916. It curates a collection of ca. 12 000 plants representing approximately 8000 taxa from temperate regions around the world. Temperate forest plants of British Columbia, eastern North America and Asia are curated in woodland gardens, while a classic alpine garden displays the diverse flora of high-altitude regions of the world.
Address: 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T 1Z4
Student and 65+Senior $6
Hours: Daily 9:30am-5pm
Opened in 1960, the Nitobe Garden is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Inazo Nitobe, a Japanese educator, author and international diplomat whose personal goal was ‘to become a bridge across the Pacific.”