What You'll Get
Some human creations—such as government bonds, blood feuds, and Harrison Ford—only get better with age. Reap the benefits of time well-passed with today's Groupon: for $12, you get two adult admissions to the Museum of Vancouver (up to a $24 value). Visitors may also redeem their Groupon for one adult and one children's ticket, though regular admission is $8 for children and is free for children younger than 5.
Museum of Vancouver draws visitors into its century-old trove dedicated to the city and committed to inspiring dialogue about the city's past, present, and future. Adult duos gain admission to the museum's permanent and shifting exhibitions, which focus on Vancouver's history, culture, and precocious childhood. Witness a museum collaboration with the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society for Bhangra.me: Vancouver's Bhangra Story, which runs through October 23. Collecting oral histories, costumes, instruments, pictures, movies, and bottling dance moves from local artists, the exhibit showcases the history and identity politics of the city's South Asian dancers. Vancouver’s not-so-distant past comes to life in You Say You Want A Revolution, which recounts the political parries of 1960s activists and takes visitors through a recreated communal house, beckoning Vancouverites to look for familiar faces in historical footage. Grouponers also get 25% off the price of museum membership (full adult price of $38), which grants unlimited admission, special events and exhibit openings, and discounts on family and public programs throughout the year.
Other permanent displays, such as Boom, Bust and War and The 50's Gallery, recite the city's tales from the 1920s through the 1950s alongside contemporary recreations in Smell-O-Vision. Museum of Vancouver also houses collections archiving local history, 20th-century archaeology, the culture and art of First Nations peoples, and a peppering of global artifacts. Check the calendar for upcoming presentations, performances, and themed baby showers related to the museum's current exhibits.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Oct 25, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Not valid during special events. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Museum of Vancouver
The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) connects Vancouverites to the city and to the world. MOV is dedicated to encouraging a deeper understanding of Vancouver through stories, objects and shared experiences using interactive exhibitions and programs that explore the city’s past, present and future.
Featured Exhibition, City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism, is a photo-based exhibition exploring how protest demonstrations have shaped Vancouver’s identity. The exhibition is a unique opportunity to access rarely seen images capturing epic moments of Vancouver’s protest history from the Vancouver Sun and The Province newspapers’ photo collection. These photographs are exceptional historical records of intense and transformative moments in the lives of Vancouverites. The Unbelievable exhibition, in collaboration with HCMA Architecture + Design, features contested objects, storied replicas and iconic artifacts for a mind-bending exploration of the role stories play in defining community.