2018 Speaker Series, John Belshaw, The Vancouver Police Museum

2018 Speaker Series: Vancouver Noir

It’s back! Join us for our 6th annual Speaker Series: Vancouver Noir—an exciting journey through the city’s salacious history of crime and corruption from the late 1920s to the early 1970s. Learn about Vancouver’s captivating characters from the past, including gregarious gangsters, greasy politicians, sneaky swindlers and more! One of the

Continue reading
Never Forgotten Exhibit Floral Arrangement, Vancouver Police Museum

Never Forgotten—New Exhibit Opening March 1, 2018

Never Forgotten: A look at the life, legacy and incredible stories of those who served. During the history of Vancouver’s municipal police force, sixteen officers and eight police service dogs have been killed in the line of duty. Our newest exhibit, Never Forgotten, explores the commemoration of the fallen from

Continue reading

ESL Tours

We happily adjust all our programming for age and language proficiency. If you are booking for a group who are not fluent in English, please let us know beforehand by email, over the phone, or by visiting our education page, clicking on the tour you like and then selecting the

Continue reading
Cocktails, Cars and Chemistry, The Vancouver Police Museum Pop-Up Exhibit

Pop-Up Exhibit! Cocktails, Cars and Chemistry

Cocktails, Cars and Chemistry: Delve into the fascinating science and history behind blood alcohol testing! On from Dec 27 – 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

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading
Break and Enter Vancouver Police Museum

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

Continue reading

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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
Mini Police Academy Vancouver Police Museum 2

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

Continue reading

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 feature exhibit, goes beyond some shocking and intriguing headlines to highlight the scientific and investigative methods used to solve some of Vancouver’s

Continue reading