Doors Open Richmond 2016 Bus Tours
Saturday June 4 only
Buses start and stop at: East entrance of the Richmond Cultural Centre, off Minoru Blvd. Seats are $5.00 per person per tour.
Phone the City of Richmond Call Centre on 604-276-4300 and quote the registration numbers listed below when calling.
Please note that for safety reasons, buses can’t accommodate children under 40 pounds.
Chinese History Bus Tour – Registration #1525669
Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Discover the richness and importance of Richmond’s Chinese Canadian stories with a tour of historic and contemporary sites. Presented by the Richmond Museum with the Chinese Canadian History Series. Water and light refreshments provided. Limited seating. Sites visited:
- Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
- Lingyen Mountain Temple
- Aberdeen Centre
European History Bus Tour – Registration #1525868
Saturday 1 pm–4 pm
Richmond’s European past and present come together to showcase Swiss, Ukrainian, British and European Muslim connections in the community. Water and light refreshments provided. Limited seating. Sites visited:
- Margreth’s Studio
- Richmond Eastern Catholic Church
- London Heritage Farm
- Richmond Mosque - BC Muslim Association
Works On Wheels Infrastructure Bus Tour
Saturday 10 am to 12:30 pm – Registration #1526518
Saturday 1 pm to 2:30 pm – Registration #1526568
Not wheelchair accessible.
Get a behind the scenes look at some of Richmond’s most fascinating Engineering and Public Works projects. Light refreshments will be provided. Limited seating. Sites visited:
- Alexandra District Energy Utility
- Bath Slough Pump Station
- Fire Hall No. 3
- Pollinator Pasture
- City Works Yard and Recycling Depot
Harvest Power Bus Tour - Registration #1526618
Saturday, 12 pm – 2 pm
Not wheelchair accessible
Visit Harvest Power’s composting site and see how yard trimmings and food scraps are transformed into renewable energy, soil, mulch and natural fertilizer products. Light refreshments will be provided. Limited seating.