The first day of spring is right around the corner! With the weather getting warmer, and community attractions hosting some special spring break programming, take the chance to get out of the house and explore.
Burnaby Village Museum
The Burnaby Village Museum is reopening for spring break! The museum will be open March 14 to 25. Enjoy an immersive experience in this 1920s village, which includes a mix of heritage and recreated buildings like a schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and other businesses. Wander for yourself, or stop and listen to costumed staff share stories and give demonstrations.
The Burnaby Village Museum’s facilities are wheelchair accessible. If you or someone you know faces barriers to physical mobility, a paved roadway connects the site and is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the historic scenery.
Admission is free and advance reservations are not required. You can also take a ride on the carousel for $2.65.
H.R. MacMillan Space Centre
Whether you have a budding space enthusiast on your hands or a child who likes to build, join us at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre this Spring Break (March 12th – 27th) for family-friendly programming. Discover how spacecraft fly and about the future of space exploration.
You’ll also have a chance to explore the exhibits in our Cosmic Courtyard gallery where you can build your own Ingenuity helicopter, watch a show in the Planetarium Star Theatre and take in a live science demonstration in our GroundStation Canada theatre.
All areas of the space centre are accessible except the telescope and the virtual voyages simulator.
Fraser River Discovery Centre
This spring break, the FRDC is offering interactive family friendly activities, workshops, and tours. These activities explore the mighty Fraser River in different ways, from its diverse ecosystem to its significant contributions to the region’s culture, history, and economy. You can discover amazing facts about the river and it’s wildlife with animal artifacts and the rocks and mineral collection with Exploration Tables. There are also guided activities, self-guided activity kits, and Quayside Walking Tours!
The Discovery Centre is fully wheelchair accessible.
Visit the aquarium this spring break to see splashing sea lions, a clever octopus and adorable sea otters as you explore 120 incredible exhibits featuring over 65,000 animals. Enjoy the new 4D Experience or try a springtime treat!
VanAqua will be operating extended hours over spring break (March 12th – 27th), open from 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM for all guests. Admission ranges from $26 – $42. (The aquarium is also a participating venue in the Access 2 card program). Visit www.vanaqua.org for more info.