Programs and Events
Take Part in Maritime Events, Lectures and Drop-in Programs for All Ages at the Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site.
To register, call 604-276-4300, visit www.richmond.ca/register, or register in person at Britannia Shipyards.
Find out what's happening at Britannia Shipyards. Click on the brochure links below.
Britannia Winter Spring 2018
Animating History-Spring Break Camps
Imagine, learn and create an animated historical film inspired by Britannia's stories in this week long day camp led by a professional animator and historical interpreter. All supplies provided.
(Mon-Fri) Mar 19-23 (#2255492): 9am-3pm, $132/5 sessions, 6-12yrs
(Mon-Fri) Mar 26-30 (#2255493): 9am-3pm; $132/5 sessions, 6-12yrs
BRICKS 4 KIDZ®-Water Quest
Join this Jr. Engineering program and explore the sea with Lego® building a motorized shipm helm, anchor and other pieces to send off onto the water. Bricks 4 Kidz® programs offer Lego®-brick building activities that engage curiosity and creativity and provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children.
(Mon-Fri) Mar 19-23 (#2329095); 9am-12pm, $175/5 sessions, 6-10yrs
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 - 1940. If you have any questions or would like to book, please call 604-238-8037
Inside the Britannia Shipyards
Visit a working heritage shipyard, a pre-war Japanese home and boatworks, and several other residential buildings that explore working and living on the waterfront from 1890-1940. Registration required. 1 hour. $4/person, 12 person minimum, 30 person maximum.
Tour Britannia Shipyards, Richmond Boatbuilders and the Murakami Boatworks and discover the history of boat building and how this maritime tradition has evolved into the shipwright profession we know today. 1 hour, $4/person, 12 person minimum, 30 person maximum.
Culture Makes Communities
Discover the multi-cultural life of the people who lived and worked at Britannia Shipyards over 100 years ago through interactive, multi-sensory experiences. Taste First Nations bannock and salmon, drink Japanese tea in the Murakami House, listen to music in an affluent manager’s home and try a dish of fish and rice in the Chinese Bunkhouse. Registration required. 1.5 hours. $8/adult; $3.50/ child 6-12yrs; under 6 free, 12 person minimum, 30 person maximum.
The Story of Tea
Experience the multil-cultural life of Britannia residents through tours of buildings and sampling teas from all over the world. Registration required. 1 hour. $6/adult; $3.50/child 6-12yrs; under 6 free, 12 person minimum, 30 person maximum.