Education Programs and Tours

Join us at the Vancouver Police Museum for Friends & Family Forensics!

Friends & Family Forensics

The Vancouver Police Museum Is Open for Private Bookings! Our Forensic Investigations are now available for private group bookings! Come with your ‘bubble’ of friends and family and see if you’re up to the task of solving a break & enter or kidnapping crime! Price includes admission to the Vancouver Police Museum, plus a 1.5-hour guided forensic activity and mini-tour. You are welcome to explore the rest of the museum at your own pace after your forensics activity. Due to

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Walking the Beat (16 yrs old+)

Suitable for older students, this tour explores the history, social issues and law enforcement challenges of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Learn about the important history of labour, racial tensions, and police corruption in early Vancouver. This is an outdoor walking tour around the Downtown Eastside and Chinatown. Please dress weather-appropriately. Duration: approx. 2 hours Capacity: 10-20 Cost: $11.00/student To book your Walking the Beat tour, click the button below and choose a date and time in the calendar. Questions? Download our Education

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Vancouver Police Museum Investigation Fun

Kidnapping Investigation (14 yrs old+)

The City Analyst has gone missing! It’s up to your team of detectives to solve the case. Looking at all the collected material, including crime scene, impressions and DNA evidence, piece together the connections between the suspects and the sequence of events leading up to our Analyst’s kidnapping. Can you save our City Analyst and uncover the suspect’s motive? Duration: 1 hour Capacity: 10-30 Cost: $5.50/student Combine a Kidnapping program with a Museum Discovery Tour – only $8.50/student! To book

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Break and Enter Vancouver Police Museum

Break & Enter Investigation (10-13 yrs old)

Our Break & Enter Investigation Program is perfect for junior detectives looking to hone their skills in analyzing forensic evidence. From fingerprints to ballistics, and chromatography, detectives will work in small teams and follow the clues that point to the suspects responsible for the Break and Enter at the City Analyst’s Lab. Duration: 1 hour Capacity: 10-30 Cost: $5.50/student Combine a Break & Enter program with a Museum Discovery Tour – only $8.50/student! *This program is also language appropriate for

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Mini Police Academy Vancouver Police Museum 2

Mini Police Academy (5-9 yrs old)

Perfect for our youngest junior detectives, this program combines learning about the history of the VPD and a look at our current exhibits with games, storytelling and arts and crafts. There’ll be time to try on real historical police uniforms, see the old jail cell and design your own police badge. Duration: 1.5 hours Capacity: 10-20 Cost: $7.50/student To book your Mini Police Academy, click the button below and choose a date and time in the calendar. Questions? Download our

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