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White Rock Museum & Archives

14970 Marine Drive, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C4, Canada
+1 604-541-2221
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Liked the old museum much better, not much in this one the items for sale are all to expensive just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Arlene S
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White Rock, Canada
Worth a visit

There is a lot of history in White Rock and the museum is one of the places you can see some of it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hola_PVR
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Thornhill, Canada
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The White Rock Museum and Archives is a place for celebrating our community and its history through collecting and preserving artifacts, researching and designing exhibitions, and interpreting and communicating stories. We offer changing exhibitions and events for all ages that interpret regional and local history and challenge visitors to think about the future as well as the past. Our role is to provide not only enjoyment and inspiration for those who visit, but to preserve our valued heritage.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train station” (5 reviews)
“gift shop” (5 reviews)
“early days” (3 reviews)
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14970 Marine Drive, White Rock, British Columbia V4B 1C4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Liked the old museum much better, not much in this one the items for sale are all to expensive just for the rich and famous. Needs to go back to the way it was liked the old decor much better than the new modern lookMore

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Kate P, Curator at White Rock Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Arlene - Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know your thoughts on our gallery and gift shop. We can appreciate your memories of the earlier gallery, and even greater focus on the train station theme. The upside of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of history in White Rock and the museum is one of the places you can see some of it. The volunteer staff are great. Take some time to look through the photo album to see what WR was like over the...More

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Kate P, Curator at White Rock Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for stopping by! We appreciate the review.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We visited as a Psych filming location, but found it to be quaint in its own right. Parking was a bit of a mess due to construction, but we enjoyed our visit.

Thank Cindy B
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Kate P, Curator at White Rock Museum & Archives, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming, Cindy! Yes, we're really looking forward to getting back to normal with parking.

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Well worth a visit, must see for the younger generations! Historic items that everyone can and will enjoy!

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

It was very interesting to understand a little bit of the history for White Rock. The pictures of the early railroad and old cars are invaluable to all visitors.

Thank Jim F
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Not a whole lot here, but some great train memorabilia. Great gift shop, too, especially if you like trains.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Up to the 1970s, this is an official train station staffed by Canadian customs and immigration depts. to look after the formalities in receiving American tourists. It was a popular vacation spot easily accessible by train. Now it archives the memoribilia of White Rock.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the small museum which gave us the history of White Rock. It was interesting learning about the train and telegraph. The mail got through pretty fast in that area.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love to visit the White Rock Museum in December every year. They have great gift ideas and they support local visit. Well worth the visit every December.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is always nice to learn about the past times of your home town. But it is also nice for tourists to visit.

Thank Tracy H
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