Meet local author Eve Lazarus during our December book sale at The Vancouver Police Museum!

December Book Sale!

Join us for an exciting sale featuring some of Vancouver’s best books by local authors. Find engaging reads about Vancouver’s true crimes, mysteries, history and events—we’ll feature them all, along with a special signing by best-selling author Eve Lazarus. About the Sale Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the

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The Vancouver Police Museum's exhibit, Gun Culture, explores the origins of gun culture and society's shifting views on why and how firearms should be used.

New Exhibit: Gun Culture

This Vancouver Police Museum exhibit looks at Canadian gun culture and explores the history of individual firearms and their role in modern society. About the Exhibit Over the past century, gun usage and its portrayal in the media, movies and press has shifted dramatically, and we take a look at

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Vancouver history has never been more exciting. Come see The Vancouver Police Museum's newest exhibit 'The Moral of the Story : A History of the Mulligan Affair and The Penthouse Investigation.'

The Moral of the Story

The Moral of the Story: A History of the Mulligan Affair and The Penthouse Investigation In Vancouver, concepts of morality have been used to shape public opinion and to spur action by the city’s government and police force. Explore two events from Vancouver’s past that challenged the public’s concept of

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Museum Discovery Tour

Museum Discovery Tour (All ages)

Join us for a guided tour of our current exhibits and historical spaces in the museum, including the former Coroner’s Courtroom, City Morgue and Autopsy Facilities. Learn about the history and significance of the City Analyst’s Lab and their role in developing forensic technology. Duration: 1 hour Capacity: 10-30 Cost:

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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

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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

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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:

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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

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Private or Group Museum Tours

Book a private or group museum tour and learn about Vancouver’s riveting history from experts and historians! Our private museum tours delve into the lawless origins of Vancouver as a city and explore fascinating elements of policing, crime and justice throughout the decades. You’ll get to immerse yourself our newest

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Sins of the City Vancouver Walking Tours The Vancouver Police Museum

Sins of the City Tours

Our Sins of the City Tours will be back in April of 2020! Private Sins of the City Vancouver walking tours are available until then! Take a walk on the wild side with our Vancouver walking tours. With our expert guides, you’ll learn about the city’s legendary history of drugs,

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