Programs and Events
Take part in Maritime events, lectures and drop-in programs for all ages at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site. Click on the brochure links below to find out what's happening this summer.
To register, call 604-276-4300, visit www.richmond.ca/register, or register in person at Britannia Shipyards.
Guided tours of Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site are available for a variety of ages and groups. Discover a working heritage shipyard, a pre-war Japanese home and boatworks, a unique estuary ecosystem and several residential buildings that explore living conditions from 1890 to 1940. If you have any questions or would like to book a tour, call 604-238-8037.
Britannia Guided Tours Poster
Britannia Shipyards Site Tour
Visit an industrial shipyard, a pre-WWII Japanese home, the last surviving Chinese Bunkhouse on the west coast and several other residential buildings that explore working and living conditions on the waterfront from 1890 to 1940. Registration required. Tours are one hour. $12/person, 8 person minimum, 25 person maximum.
Culture Makes Communities
Discover the multicultural life of the people who lived and worked at Britannia Shipyards over 100 years ago through interactive, multi-sensory experiences. Taste smoked salmon at the First Nations Bunkhouse, sample mochi in the Murakami House, listen to music in an affluent manager's home and have a sip of tea upstairs in the Chinese Bunkhouse. Registration required. Tours are one hour, $18/person, 8 person minimum, 25 person maximum.