Buddhist temple

(Tourism Richmond photo)

Trip Ideas

Arts, Culture and History in Richmond

Richmond is a magnet for history buffs who could joyously spend days exploring heritage sites and museums that showcase this island municipality's glory days as a hub for fishing, salmon canning, ship building and farming. Another big draw is the quaint and relaxing seaside fishing village of Steveston. Then it's time to take in the exhibits at the art gallery and a performance or two at Gateway Theatre. And if you've timed your visit over the Labour Day long weekend, make sure to check out the amazing talent on stage at the Richmond World Festival.

Things to Do

See More Things to Do

Aboriginal Artwork at YVR

Vancouver International Airport welcomes you with dozens of stunning works in wood, stone and... Read more glass, many on a monumental scale. International passengers are greeted by Nuu-chah-nulth artist Joe David’s Welcome Figures – they stand in the arrivals meet and greet area. Bill Reid’s iconic The Spirit of Haida Gwaii: The Jade Canoe, is the centrepiece of the collection, located in the international terminal near the check-in desks where everyone can admire it.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site

Faces just seem to light up once the Britannia Mine Museum's underground train pulls out. Our underground guided tour introduces you to the joys, noise and stories of BC mining history and pioneers.

Go ahead and explore. Within the moder...

See Details

Gulf of Georgia Cannery

Situated atop wooden pilings over the mighty Fraser River, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery is one of the few remaining 19th century salmon canneries in BC. In its heyday, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery was the largest building of its kind & the leading p...
See Details

London Heritage Farm

London Heritage Farm is a 1.6 hectare (4 acre) historical site that overlooks the south arm of the Fraser River in southwest Richmond, near Steveston Village. The site features an 1890s Farmhouse in a park with lovely heritage and herb gardens, th...
See Details
See More Things to Do

British Columbia on Instagram

View all on Instagram
View all on Instagram