Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

A small but well-curated museum housing historic artifacts from BC and around the world.

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2. SFU Gallery

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A small but well-established gallery showcasing local, national and international contemporary art.

3. Burnaby Village Museum

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5. Maplewood Flats Conservation Area

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6. Irving House

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Dating from the 1860s – ancient history in BC years – but looking a bit lost among the modern hubbub, this handsome residence has gingerbread adornments,…

7. Maplewood Farm


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8. Westminster Pier Park

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Sandwiched between railway tracks and the mighty Fraser River, this linear boardwalk park is an excellent New West addition. Join the locals for a breezy…