Pop-Up Exhibit! Cocktails, Cars and Chemistry

On from Dec 26 – March 31, 2018 The evolution of blood alcohol testing is a fascinating one. From the first drunk-o-meters to our modern day breathalysers, the development of these road safety devices reveals just as much about the speed of technology as it does about the state of society

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Vancouver Police Museum Investigation Fun

Kidnapping Investigation (14 yrs old+)

No one has seen the City Lab Technician – she’s gone missing! It is up to your class to rescue her. A trail of clues sets the scene to solve this crime. To book your education tour, click the button below and choose a date and time in the calendar.

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Break & Enter Investigation (10-13 yrs old)

Someone has broken into the City Analyst’s Laboratory and it is up to your class to catch the culprit! Students must evaluate the crime scene and study the evidence to make an arrest. To book your education tour, click the button below and choose a date and time in the

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Walking the Beat Tour (16 yrs old+)

An outdoor street experience for older students, Walking the Beat explores the history, social issues, and law enforcement challenges of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. To book your education tour, click the button below and choose a date and time in the calendar. Questions? Download our Education PDF, email programs@vancouverpolicemuseum.ca, or call 604.665.3346

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Museum Discovery Tour

Museum Discovery Tour (All ages)

On this guided tour students uncover the history of social development, crime and law enforcement in Vancouver and how it impacts modern living. To book your education tour, click the button below and choose a date and time in the calendar. Questions? Download our Education PDF, email programs@vancouverpolicemuseum.ca, or call 604.665.3346

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Mini Police Academy Tour (5-9 yrs old)

This program combines a museum discovery scavenger hunt, show and tell to introduce youngsters to policing, dress-up time in police uniforms, and art activities. To book your education tour, click the button below and choose a date and time in the calendar. Questions? Download our Education PDF, email programs@vancouverpolicemuseum.ca, or call

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Feature Exhibit: True Crime

True Crime: Real people, real evidence, and the real story behind Vancouver’s most notorious crimes. Explore crime investigation in the former city morgue. True Crime, the Police Museum’s newest exhibit, goes beyond some shocking and intriguing headlines to highlight the scientific and investigative methods used to solve some of Vancouver’s

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Turf Wars Vancouver Police Museum

Temporary Exhibit: Turf Wars — Hurry! Last Day Is Saturday January 13, 2018

Turf Wars: 30 years of Vancouver’s Gang Crime Unit and its in-depth crime syndicate investigations Think you know the story of gang crime in Vancouver? It’s far more intriguing and complex than the media portrays it to be. Turf Wars is an intense and informative temporary exhibit exploring the 30

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Sins of the City Events Vancouver Police Museum 2017

Sins of the City Tours

Take a walk on the West Coast’s wild side with the Vancouver Police Museum’s Sins of the City Tours! With our expert guides, you’ll hear first-hand police accounts of the city’s legendary history of drugs, prohibition, sex and scandal. Step through the narrow alleys of Chinatown and the derelict dens of

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Movies in the Morgue

“Movies in the Morgue” will return this fall and we’re adding a theme this year… “Vancouver Noir.” Tickets are $10.   See film noir classics alongside popular crime thrillers. Films for 2017 include: Blade Runner, September 12 Zodiac, October 3 Angels with Dirty Faces, November 14,  The Black Dahlia, December 12

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