The world-class city of Vancouver and its environs are a focal point of British Columbia’s history. From its Coast Salish roots to the arrival of European settlers by train and boat, the region’s heritage is reflected in the spectacular geography of mountains and ocean.

Vancouver Police Museum

Visit Vancouver’s old Coroner’s Court to learn about the history of lawlessness and law enforcement in Vancouver. The museum collects objects, photographs and archival materials related to the history of policing in Vancouver and the forensic sciences.

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Whistler Museum

Before the world-famous slopes and resort, Whistler Valley was settled by pioneers. In the early 1900s the region was a base for loggers and miners.

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Wyngaert Store

Who knew that the residents of Gibsons Landing loved ice cream so much? Originally constructed as a dress making shop in 1922, this location was re-purposed as a general store in 1930 by Frank Wyngaert.

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Yale Historic Site

The small town of Yale, BC was once the largest city north of San Francisco and west of Chicago.

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