Visit for Two Adults or Family of Four to Vancouver Police Museum (Half Off)

Historic Japantown

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Selection of 20,000 police- and crime-related artifacts displayed in the building that once housed Vancouver’s coroner’s court and morgue

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Museums bring history alive, like a skeleton found underneath your house. Dig up the past with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $12 for admission for two adults (a $24 value)
  • $15 for admission for two adults and two children younger than 17 (a $30 value)

The museum currently has 40 per cent of its 20,000 artifacts on display.

Vancouver Police Museum

240 East Cordova Street used to be the address where Vancouver’s police officers, morticians, judges, and dead converged. The building, which was built in 1932, served as the city’s coroner’s court and morgue until the 1980s and the city analyst’s lab until 1995. Countless toxicology tests and several high-profile investigations have taken place between the building’s walls, including the Castellani Milkshake Murder and Errol Flynn’s autopsy. Fittingly, given the building’s significance to Vancouver's criminal-justice history, it is now home to the Vancouver Police Museum.

To date, the museum staff has curated a selection of approximately 20,000 historical artifacts, including confiscated weapons, counterfeit currency, photographs, paperwork, and vintage police vehicles. Currently, 40 percent of the collection is on display in the museum’s several exhibits, one of which allows visitors to explore a coroner’s forensic lab. The museum also offers educational programs such as walking tours and a two-hour forensic-science program. During this program, guests scour a faux crime scene for clues and try to prevent the brash, young rookie cop from running off into the night to find the perpetrator.

Customer Reviews

571 Ratings

Great place and lots of neat memorable things to look at.
Sherril C. · September 18, 2016
We loved it! Lots of cool stuff and great explanations!
Ana-maria G. · September 17, 2016
I loved the history and the all updated information on the street gangs.
Ilona P. · September 11, 2016
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    Historic Japantown

    240 E Cordova St.

    Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3


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