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

Continue reading

BC Family Day at the Vancouver Police Museum

Free Admission All Day Saturday February, 15th Join us on Saturday February 15th for a day of family fun at the Vancouver Police Museum and Archives! FREE admission and drop-in forensics all day! Special crime-solving activities throughout the day! Activities Schedule: Break and Enter Investigation (9-12) – 11:30am – 12:00

Continue reading
The Vancouver Police Museum CSI Spring Break Kids Camp Vancouver

CSI Spring Break Kids Camp

CSI Spring Break Kids Camp Calling all Junior Detectives! We’re recruiting rookies for The Vancouver Police Museum’s 2020 CSI Spring Break Camp! On from March 18-20 or March 25-27 (10am-2pm every day). Join us for an exhilarating, three-day crime-solving spree, featuring exciting opportunities for kids and pre-teens to work on

Continue reading
Join us for Night Court: A Valentine's Event at The Vancouver Police Museum! Featuring fun Valentine's Day activities, a beer and wine bar in the autopsy suite, and plenty of incredible Vancouver history, this after-hours, 19+ event is sure to sell out, so get your tickets fast!

Night Court: A Valentine’s Event at the Vancouver Police Museum

*SOLD OUT* Friday, February 14th, 2020, 7pm-9pm This Valentine’s Day, do something heart-stopping: Join us for ‘Night Court: A Valentine’s Event’ at the Vancouver Police Museum & Archives. Featuring fun Valentine’s activities in addition to a beer and wine bar, this adults-only event sold out last year, so get your

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading
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

Continue reading

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:

Continue reading
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:

Continue reading