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Vietnamese Canadian Experiences in BC
Through the perspective of Vietnamese Canadian artist Chrystal Phan and others, we take a closer look at the journey of people who came to Canada from Vietnam as refugees and settled in British Columbia in the years 1979–80.

Bats of British Columbia
There are 15 species of bats in BC. Which ones live near you? Find out how important bats are to people and the world we share with them.

Paldi
Learn about this extraordinary community on Vancouver Island, established in 1917 by a man named Mayo Singh.

Landscapes of Injustice
This pathway examines the displacement and dispossession of thousands of Japanese Canadians in Canada in the 1940s.

Hope Meets Action
This pathway is connected to the exhibition Hope Meets Action: Echoes Through the Black Continuum. The exhibition and pathway explores the connections between historical and contemporary Black experiences throughout BC.

Orcas
Orcas are embedded in human culture, from the screen to aquariums, mass media has shown the world the beauty of this species and how human behavior controls their fate. There is so much more for us to learn about orca culture and what they need to survive.

Meet the Mammoth

Meet the Mammoth

Learn about the Ice Age and the Woolly Mammoths who lived there. Using images, video and objects we will learn about how Woolly Mammoths adapted to survive in the Ice Age. There are lots of opportunities for questions and interaction. Digital Field Trips are inquiry based and staff led. We can adapt Digital Field Trips…

J’aime les mots 2022Staff Playlist

J’aime les mots 2022

Cette galerie d’images a été sélectionnée pour l’activité J’aime les mots, qui se déroule du 30 septembre au 28 octobre 2022 dans le cadre du volet scolaire des Journées de la culture. Tirées des Archives de la Colombie-Britannique, ces photos sont dans le domaine public. Elles peuvent donc être copiées et utilisées librement pour la…

Heidi Gartner

Northern Abalone

Heidi Gartner
Invertebrates Collection Manager Heidi Gartner talks about Northern Abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana) an at risk species in British Columbia. Learn what to do if you find a rare Northern Abalone shell on the beach.