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New Westminster Museum and Irving House

New Westminster, BC

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Address: 302 Royal Ave, New Westminster, BC V3L 1H7, Canada How do we get there? Number: 604-527-4640
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New Westminster Museum and Irving House will get you immersed in the treasures of the exciting past while exploring events and artefacts from the City's early days. From sternwheelers to maypoles, visitors can glimpse back in time and see what life was like for British Columbia pioneers.

Learn about the history of your community by examining archival documents, photographs and maps. Archives staff can help you find information about "lost" relatives, significant historical events or facts about older homes in the City. Experience over a century of memories in the colonial home of Captain William Irving: King of the River. With 14 furnished rooms to enjoy, Irving House is a must see for everyone interested in New Westminster's past.

The museum has three galleriers and the permanent gallary at the Anvil Centrewill take you on a journey of discovery, covering over 10,000 years of history. Gallery 7 is a place of engagement and interaction, bringing contemporary stories of the city through discussion and is much more intimate. The third gallery can be found at the Irving House which is one of the oldest community heritage sites. 

Enhance your knowledge and deepen your understadning of the city and the diversity of the people from all cultures! Explore current issues and the future possibilities here at the museum. 

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