Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel

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

Visitors to this unique attraction will be transported  to the 1920s as they stroll down the streets of the village exploring at their own pace. Period costumed townsfolk welcome visitors and give demonstrations in the homes, businesses and shops. Visitors can feel the heat of the forge in the Blacksmith Shop, hear the rhythm of the platen press at the Print Shop, and smell the coffee as its being ground in the General Store. A walk up the path to the Love Farmhouse is always rewarding. Visitors will discover what's growing in the gardens and maybe even churn some butter on the porch. A stop into the Tram Barn reveals a restored 1912 Interurban Tram; visitors are encouraged to take a seat and imagine a trip on the region’s early transportation system. Another treasure from 1912 is the C.W. Parker Carousel. Riders, of all ages, can experience the thrill of this vintage machine.

Amenities include picnic tables, a gift shop, and an ice-cream parlor 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, BC Day, Labour Day Fair & Heritage Christmas.


Facility Info

  • Largest Room 4000

May 20, 2019

Victoria Day Celebrations at Burnaby Village Museum Pomp. Ceremony. Fun. The Burnaby Village Museum site is set in the 1920s - a place where pictures of King George V and Queen Mary are hung in the school house, where the Union Jack flies over the site and where Victoria Day is celebrated in grand style. Special entertainment all day long. After the parade, be presented to Queen Victoria by her ladies-in-waiting during the Queen's Levee. Enjoy a piece of birthday cake. Admission: Free, Carousel Rides $2.65 each… more

June 16, 2019

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 on-line schedule. more

July 1, 2019

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 everyone to enjoy: - children can join in the heritage games - laugh with children's entertainers - watch an official parade - delicious red velvet cupcakes will be served Be sure to bring your cameras and pose for a picture at one… more

September 2, 2019

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 22, 2019

Celebrate Our Local Waterways World Rivers Day celebrations return to the Burnaby Village Museum on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 11:00am to 4:30pm with entertainment, demonstrations, displays, tours, plus lots of activities for children and adults. Environmental exhibitors with hand-on activities, demonstrations, and educational sessions will be on-site. Be sure to pause on the bridge that crosses Deer Lake Brook to take in the beauty of this ecologically significant waterway that runs through the village site. For… more

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