Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

  • 6501 Deer Lake Ave
  • Burnaby, BC V5G 3T6
  • Phone: 604.297.4565

Where history comes to life – Stroll down the streets of the 1920s village exploring at your own pace. The village is an open-air museum on a 10-acre site that represents at typical tram-stop community. Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, businesses and shops. Popular stops include the blacksmith, the print shop, the garden at the farmhouse, and the General Store.

Enjoy the elegance of the recently restored Interurban #1223 tram. It is part of the area’s rich public transportation history. An exciting must for every visitor is a whirl on the historic 1912 CW Parker Carousel. Rides are accompanied by music from a 1925 Wurlitzer band organ.

Amenities include picnic tables, a gift shop, and an ice-cream parlour which offers a menu for light meals and snacks. The site is wheelchair accessible.

Special Events, Heritage Programs
The museum is open seasonally for the general public and year-round for pre-booked tours. Special events include a Spring Break Scavenger Hunt, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Labour Day Fair & Heritage Christmas.

Open Garage - on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons our volunteers open the vintage car garage.

Tours - join one of our afternoon tours to get the stories behind the history

Facility Info

  • Largest Room 4000

June 18, 2017

Join us for a variety of activities for fathers and their families! Classic cars & motorcycles, Autoshop Apprentice program, Flora/Fauna Walking Tours, 1920s School Day programs, and all the other usuals - carousel rides, blacksmith demos, platen press demos, tram, farmhouse . . . . check the… more

July 1, 2017

Burnaby Village Museum hosts Burnaby's Official Canada Day celebrations offering visitors the backdrop of its 1920s village streets, multi-cultural family entertainment including musicians, displays & demonstrations. Admission is free. (Carousel rides are $2.65) There'll be something for… more

September 4, 2017

Join us for the last day of our Summer Season. It's a day of old-fashioned fun for the whole family complete with games of chance, entertainment, demonstrations, Market Vendors and carousel rides. more

September 24, 2017

Celebrate Our Local Waterways World Rivers Day celebrations return to the Burnaby Village Museum on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 11:00am to 4:30pm with entertainment, demonstrations, displays, tours, plus lots of activities for children and adults. Environmental exhibitors with hand-on… more