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Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Archive

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Address: 555 Columbia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 4H5, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 604-687-0282
11:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

This museum traces the history of Chinese culture in Canada.

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Impressive looking building in Chinatown

Vancouver is a city that seems to be highly influenced by eastern cultures, particularly China, everywhere you go throughout this city you see, lots of people from these origins... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Vancouver is a city that seems to be highly influenced by eastern cultures, particularly China, everywhere you go throughout this city you see, lots of people from these origins, lots of shops selling products towards a Chinese market, even billboard advertisements in English and Chinese. With all that in mind, it is so important to have a heritage centre for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

This cultural center museum is adjacent to and part of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, another must-see. The Cultural Center hosts guided tours that include a wealth of information about the Garden’s intricacies. The museum is, however, designed in the style of living quarters for an extended multi-generation family. Step outside your comfort zone and learn what impacted the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015 via mobile

To me a must see as the Chinese are very much an integral part of the city from inception to now. Their culture and legacy live on

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

It is always good to expand your mind and see new (to you) things and learn about other cultures. Be sure to look at the relief out side on the wall on the side behind the building.

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Staying in Chinatown

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With the recent exodus of massive new building projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas; is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before. Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking, Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes diners to the table. More that that, it has a hip experimental vibe to it, with trendy pop-ups and catchall market shops. The biggest of Canada's Chinatowns, it is also home to an expansive Chinese garden whose manicured grounds inspire and delight, its ponds and pagodas drawing walkers in for an stroll. Take in the red streetlights, the playful awnings, and the upbeat air that suffuse this area.
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