Vancouver Museums and Art Galleries
(Vancouver, British Columbia - BC, Canada)
If you are looking for museums and a spot of culture, then Vancouver is a good place to visit. Museums and art galleries are plentiful in the city and cover a variety of themes, styles and genres.
Highlights of the art scene include the wonderful Vancouver Art Gallery, with its collection of nearly 8,000 pieces of art, while among the most notable museums in Vancouver is the Telus World of Science, an entertaining and educational experience.
Address: 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), Canada
Tel: +1 604 736 4431
The Vancouver Museum is the city's premier natural history facility and it is home to a massive collection of exhibits of both local and global importance. The museum is split into categorized sections comprised of the Vancouver Collections, First Nations Collections, Pacific Rim Collections and the World Heritage Collections.
Open hours: Tuesday to Sunday - 10:00 to 17:00, Thursday - 10:00 to 21:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children and seniors
Telus World of Science
Address: 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), V6A 3Z7, Canada
Tel: +1 604 443 7440
Vancouver's eye-catching Telus World of Science is home to a variety of interactive exhibits and displays aimed at demonstrating some of the many interesting aspects of science present in the world around us. Also housed here is the giant screen OMNIMAX theater, which shows fun, educational programs throughout the day.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 17:00, weekends - 10:00 to 18:00
Admission: charge, discounts for groups
Museum of Anthropology
Address: University of Columbia, 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), V6T 1Z2, Canada
Tel: +1 604 822 5087
The Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver is a fascinating facility containing a magnificent collection of cultural works, including ethnic carvings and sculptures, as well as artifacts from the Northwest Coast's past and present. Visiting exhibitions feature throughout the year.
Open hours: Wednesday to Sunday - 11:00 to 17:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children, students and seniors
Vancouver Art Gallery
Address: 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), Canada
Tel: +1 604 662 4719
The Vancouver Art Gallery is Vancouver's finest facility for modern and classical art. Besides a permanent display featuring works by historically famous artists, there are visiting exhibitions by modern artists. The art gallery has a total of 7,900 pieces of art available for permanent viewing.
Open hours: Wednesday to Monday - 10:00 to 17:00, Tuesday - 10:00 to 21:00
Admission: charge, discounts available for children, students and seniors, children four years old and under are free
Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
Address: 206 Cambie Street, Vancouver, British Columbia (BC), V6B 2M9, Canada
Tel: +1 604 688 7323
Claiming to house Canada's leading collection of Inuit and northwest coast native art, the Inuit Gallery of Vancouver features works of jewelry, sculpture, drawing, etching, silk screen print and serigraph. All pieces of work are originals and are available for purchase.
Open hours: call for details
Admission: call for details