Vancouver, British Columbia


Vancouver Aquarium. 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2. Phone: 604-659-3521. E-mail

Art and Art Galleries (Click link for Art Galleries page.)


Vancouver Beaches. Phone: 604-738-8535 or 604-665-3424.

Gardens and Parks

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K2. Phone: 604- 662-3207; Fax: 604- 682-4008.
Said to be the only full-sized classical Chinese garden outside China. It was built in the 1980s employing the ancient techniques of the original Chinese gardens. "The object of the garden is to capture all the elements of the natural landscape -- mountains, rivers, lakes, trees, valleys, hills -- and, by bringing them together in a small space, to concentrate the life force, the qi, that animates them."

Hastings Park. 2901 E. Hastings, Vancouver, BC. Phone: 604-873-7000.

Queen Elizabeth Park. Phone: 604-873-7000.

Stanley Park. Phone: 604-873-7000.

VanDusen Botanical Garden. 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1. Phone: 604-878-9274.

Historical Sites

Fort Langley National Historic Site. 23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley, BC V1M 2R5. Phone: 604-513-4777; Fax: 604-513-4798.

Museums and Exhibits

BC Golf Museum and Hall of Fame. 2545 Blanca Street, Vancouver, BC V6R 4N1. Phone: 604-222-4653. E-mail

BC Museum of Mining. Located on the Sea to Sky Highway (Highway 99). Phone: 604-896-2233; Toll-free: 1-800-896-4044; Fax: 604-896-2260. E-mail

BC Sports Hall of Fame. Corner of Beatty and Robson Streets, Vancouver, BC V6B 4Y8. Phone: 604-687-5520; Fax: 604-687-5510. E-mail

Beaty Biodiversity Museum. 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4. Phone: 604-822-0297; Fax: 604-822-2416. E-mail

Deeley Motorcycle Exhibition. 1875 Boundary Road, Vancouver, BC V5M 3Y7. Phone: 604-293-2221; Fax: 604-909-6232. E-mail

HR MacMillan Space Centre. 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9. Phone: 604-738-7827; Fax: 604-736-5665. E-mail

Museum of Anthropology. 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2. Phone: 604-822-3825.

Museum of Vancouver. 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9. Phone: 604-736-4431.

Roedde House Museum. 1415 Barclay Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1J6. Phone: 604-684-7040. E-mail

Science World & OMNIMAX Theatre. 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7. Phone: 604-443-7443; Fax: 604-443-7430. E-mail

Vancouver Maritime Museum. 1905 Ogden Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1A3. Phone: 604-737-2621.

Vancouver Police Museum. 240 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3. Phone: 604-665-3346; Fax: 604-665-3585. E-mail

Performing Arts

The Centre in Vancouver For Performing Arts. 777 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W1. Phone: 604-602-0616; Fax: 604-602-0617. E-mail

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1. Phone: 604-822-9197; Fax: 604-822-1606. E-mail

Coastal Jazz. 2nd floor, 295 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1L9. Phone: 604-872-5200; Toll-free: 1-888-438-5200; Fax: 604-872-5250. E-mail

Dal Richards & his Orchestra. Phone: 604-681-6060. E-mail

Early Music Vancouver. 1254 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6H 1B6. Phone: 604-732-1610; Fax: 604-732-1602. E-mail

Firehall Arts Centre. 280 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3. Phone: 604-689-0691; Box Office: 604-689-0926; Fax: 604-684-5841. E-mail

Vancouver Opera. 835 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2P4. Phone: 604-682-2871; Tickets 604-683-0222.

Vancouver Symphony. Phone: 604-876-3434; Fax: 604-684-9264. E-mail

Performing Arts - Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company. 1585 Johnston Street Granville Island, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9. Phone: 604-687-1644; Fax: 604-688-3273.

The Norman Rothstein Theatre. 950 W. 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7. Phone: 604-257-5111.

Orpheum Theatre. Located at Smithe at Seymour Street.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre. West Georgia & Hamilton Streets.

Touchstone Theatre. 1411 Cartwright Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R7. Phone: 604-709-9973. E-mail

Vancouver Playhouse. Corner of Hamilton and Dunsimuir Streets. Phone: 604-629-2102; Box Office: 604-873-3311.

Vancouver TheatreSports League. 1502 Duranleau Street Granville Island, Vancouver, BC. Phone: 604-738-7013; Fax: 604-738-8013. E-mail

Scenic Sites

Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park. 3735 Capilano Road, North Vancouver, Vancouver, BC V7R 4J1. Phone: 604-985-7474.

Vancouver's oldest visitor attraction. Originally built in 1889, today's bridge is the 4th bridge at this location. At 450 feet (140 meters) across and 230 feet (70meters) above Capilano River, the bridge is one of the highest and longest suspension footbridges in the world. Capilano Canyon is located 10 minutes north from downtown Vancouver through Stanley Park over Lions Gate Bridge. Features a "Story Centre", displays of authentic totem poles collected since the 1930's, Capilano Trading Post, an interactive display called "The Living Forest", nature walks and nearby restaurants.

Hell's Gate Airtram. 43111 Trans Canada Highway, Boston Bar, Vancouver, BC V0X 1L0. Phone: 604-867-9277; Fax: 604-867-9279. E-mail
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Vancouver Lookout. 555 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 4N6. Phone: 604-689-0421; Fax: 604-689-5447. E-mail

This downtown skyscraper houses The Lookout, the place from which to gain a 360� view of the city, sea, rivers and mountains - weather permitting! Also features a video theatre, displays, exhibits and multilingual guide services.


Greater Vancouver Zoo. 5048-264th Street, Aldergrove, Vancouver, BC V4W 1N7. Phone: 604-856-6825; Fax: 604-857-9008. E-mail

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