When the 16,000 ft2 Museum of North Vancouver opens in early 2021, artifacts that have never been displayed before will be accessible to the public.
Do you have photographs or stories about Lower Lonsdale from the 1970s to 1990s? The NVMA is collecting photographs and stories for a future exhibit that examines how this neighbourhood became a vibrant public place after decades of urban decline.
June is National Indigenous History Month and in keeping with our ongoing commitment to meaningfully respond to the calls to action made by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, we wanted to share a number of important new acquisitions to the museum collection.
Our Curator Karen Dearlove recently completed a multi-year collection management project at the NVMA.
For nearly 15 years, archaeologist Bob Muckle and his students from Capilano University have been excavating a significant site deep within the woods of the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Buried beneath the moss and ferns of the North Vancouver forest, Bob Muckle has uncovered the remains of a small Japanese community that inhabited the area from the 1920s until the early 1940s…
Museum of North Vancouver:
Opening late 2020
115 West Esplanade
North Vancouver, BC.
Archives of North Vancouver:
3203 Institute Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver, BC V7K 3E5
3203 Institute Road, Lynn Valley, North Vancouver
Closed until further notice
Tel: 604.990.3700 (ext. 8016)
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The North Vancouver Museum and Archives respectfully acknowledges that we live and work on the unceded traditional territory of the Squamish (Skwxwú7mesh) and Tsleil-Waututh (sel̓íl̓witulh) Nations. We are grateful for the opportunity to engage, strengthen and inspire our community on this land.
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Coming to Lower Lonsdale in late-2020 — A new museum for North Vancouver as extraordinary as the community it serves!