Museum Of Vancouver – The Largest Civic Museum In Canada

After having a great time at the Classical Chinese garden the next destination that we headed towards was the Museum of Vancouver which was formerly known as Vancouver museum. Both my kids were very eager to visit this civic museum of Vancouver as they are always keen to know more about the history. Established in the year 1894 this local museum situated in the Vanier Park of Vancouver is of great significance as it is the oldest museum in Vancouver and also holds the honour of being the largest civic museum of Canada.

Museum of Vancouver

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The museum was built long back but has gone through major renovation recently in the year 2008. The museum holds exhibitions and programs that focus on the past, present and the future prospects of the Vancouver city. The permanent exhibits of this museum narrate the history of Vancouver from the early 1900s to the late 1970s. The contemporary exhibits of the Vancouver museum are really groundbreaking. The museum shares its resources with the H. R. Macmillan Space centre.

Bicycle in Museum of Vancouver

Bicycle in Museum of Vancouver | Image Resource :

Located at the 1100 chestnut street in the Vanier Park this museum is easily accessible from all parts of the city via public transport.  The museum shares its park with the Vancouver Academy of music, the Vancouver Archives, Vancouver Maritime museum and the Bard on the beach. Built by the Art, Historical and scientific Association of the city of Vancouver this museum aims at relishing the beauty and refinements in life. This museum has been affiliated to prominent institutions namely the British Columbia Museum association, Virtual Museum of Canada, CHIN and CMA.

Animals Statue in Museum of Vancouver

Animals Statue in Museum of Vancouver | Image Resource :

The building of the museum of Vancouver was designed by the famous architect Gerard Hamilton and incorporates a planetarium as well. The roof of the museum is distinctive as it resembles the shape of a woven basket hat. The artefacts that are kept on display in the museum tell the story of the golden past of the Metro Vancouver area. The museum houses more than 65000 entities in its collection which can be searched online on the website of the MOV.

Impressive Visit at Sea Life Aquarium

We were thoroughly enjoying our vacation in Sydney and were looking forward to visit many more amazing sites of the place. Australia is very famous for its sea life, and how could we miss getting a glance at the vivacious marine life of Australia. So, on the very next day, we planned to visit the world famous sea life aquarium of Sydney

I gathered all the required information from the official website of the destination and also consulted the travel desk to avoid any last minute glitches. We booked our tickets online to surpass the long queue.

Sea life Aquarium is situated in the core area of Sydney at Darling Harbor. It was an amazing site that was letting the visitors experience SEA LIFE Aquarium Sydney, by means of its 14 recently themed zones.This site, which is ranked amongst the top places to visit in Sydney, also holds the title of the largest aquarium of the world.

sea life aquarium sydney

Sea Life Aquarium Sydney | Image Resource :

It harbors around 700 different species of aquatic life and 13,000 animals in a huge enclosure that holds six million liters of water- that is a really impressive figure.

This was the first time I was visiting any aquarium and was thrilled at my first experience. My wife and kids were equally amazed and excited.

We took an underwater journey, all the way through the very famous SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium – which is undoubtedly amongst the best family attraction. We discovered an immensely varied assortment of nearly entire aquatic life of earth.

sydney aquarium

Sydney Aquarium | Image Resource :

The themes were spectacularly displayed. We witnessed the unique marine life so closely. The most exhilarating part was the sharks. This aquarium holds one of the world’s biggest and most striking gatherings of sharks. Adarsh was a bit scared when one shark came very close to the see-through wall, but soon realized that he is safe and enjoyed the display. New generation is definitely smarter than us!

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium is also home to Australia’s many famous marine animals, like the rays, platypus, jelly fishes, little penguins and the famous dugongs.

inside view of sea Llfe aquarium sydney

Inside View of Sea Life Aquarium Sydney | Image Resource :

One best thing was all the fishes and corals etc. that were in the exhibits, seemed to be in very good condition and the Aquarium authorities are doing a great work on the conservation and protection of the marine life.

Really, we immensely enjoyed our trip to the aquarium.