Geocache Adventure

Our newest Geocache, ‘Shaketown Walking Tour’, is a self-guided tour which begins and ends at the Archives of North Vancouver (3203 Institute Road) and will take you past several historical buildings and sculptures in the process. Start by downloading the Geocaching Adventure Lab app to your smartphone and find both the ‘Shaketown Walking Tour’ or ‘Shipyard Pals Scavenger Hunt’. More

Home Movie Day

Enjoy a screening of selected home movies from the Archives of North Vancouver and a mini home-movie preservation clinic with local moving image archivist, Colin Preston! More

The Inlet Posts

The NVMA team has prepared some great posts in The Inlet. Recently artifacts from the Indigenous collection were featured. These highlight the life and times of prominent Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish individuals including Chief Dan George, Dominic Charlie and Chief Joe Capilano all of whom made significant contributions to their communities. The Inlet

NVMA response to COVID-19


The Archives of North Vancouver is open to researchers by appointment only, Monday to Thursday.
Please review Archives Collections page for current info and booking calendar.

Administrative offices are temporarily closed but we welcome your phone and email inquiries: 604-990-3700 ext 8016;


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