Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum | Kids Out and About Vancouver

Spring Break at Burnaby Village Museum

Histories of Burnaby’s diverse communities are packed into a 10-acre open-air site at Burnaby Village Museum. Explore how homes and businesses used to look, see how different cultures help shape our communities and learn from Indigenous Educators. Exhibits are open with staff to interact and learn from. The Carousel is closed for repairs.

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email mindy@kidsoutandabout.com so we can update it immediately. If you have a question about the activity itself, please contact the organization administrator listed below.

Special Activities:

Coast Salish Seed Bombs
Real Estate Office
Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays, 11:30 am (30 min)
Make a seed bomb with Coast Salish plant seeds. Take it home or place it in your garden.

Community Loom Weaving
Real Estate Office
Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays, 2 pm (30 min)
Gather together to make a colourful textile with your community.

Butter Making
Tuesdays, 11:30 am to 3:30 pm
Learn, churn and sample fresh butter.

Steam Demo
Steam Shed
Wednesdays, All Day
Explore station steam engines, which were used to power sawmills and industrial equipment in Burnaby.

School Days:
Seaforth School
Saturday, March 18, 12 pm and 3 pm (30 min)
Experience life as a student in the century old one-room schoolhouse

Heritage Games
School Playground
Sunday, March 19, 12 pm to 3 pm
Engage in a variety of hands-on games and toys. Fun for kids and adults!

Daily Activities:

Bell's Basics
Bell’s Dry Goods
Learn about matching, measuring and patterning fabrics.

Coffee Grinding
Burnaby Lake General Store
Spectate and smell the coffee beans ground by hand.

Wagner’s Blacksmith Shop
Visit our working blacksmith shop, based on Fred Wagner's 1925 Burnaby business.

Cedar Basket
Love Farmhouse
Learn about Hazel’s cedar basket – how it was made and used?

Ruby’s Lunch:
Seaforth School
What is in Ruby’s lunch? Find out at the schoolhouse.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


6501 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby, BC, V5G 3T6


(604) 297-4565
Contact name: 
Burnaby Village Museum
Email address: 
Open Daily 11 am-4:30 pm (last admission is at 4 pm)
FREE admission • Carousel Rides: only $2.65 each • Passports to Exploring - Adventure Guides: $6 each - Village Adventure Packs: $19.50 each


All Ages