Doing something educational with the kids can sometimes be a hard sell, but these family-friendly museums in Vancouver pack a heavy dose of fun amongst a sea of learning. Take a trip from the sea to sky and explore these museums that are home to object that have been on land, in air and water.
The Museum of Anthropology is home to thousands of artifacts from British Columbia and around the world. Learn about British Columbia's First Nations people check out the amazing pieces housed in the architecturally pleasing building. The totem poles, carvings and ancient pieces are really something special.
Where can you find the largest blue whale specimen in all of Canada? Take a visit to The Beaty Biodiversity Museum and find out for yourself. Learn how biodiversity evolved, why it matters to us and how we can conserve it at this interesting and informative museum.
The Vancouver Art Gallery is open all week long, but weekends may be of particular interest to those with small children. Every weekend the gallery hosts fun things to do for kids aged 5 to 12. Children will be inspired by the exhibit on display and have the opportunity to get their creative juices flowing.
Families that enjoy animals and ocean life will delight in the Vancouver Aquarium. Educate the little ones with the marine life that has been gracing our oceans for years and learn about what we can do to preserve these special creatures.