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Steveston Heritage Sites

The historic village of Steveston was once a thriving centre of salmon fishing and canning, earning it the nickname “Salmonopolis”. First Nations peoples have harvested the land and waters of this region for thousands of years prior to this settlement. Fisheries and canneries employed immigrants from around the world, including Europe, China, and Japan. Learn about the unique heritage of this intersection of cultures by visiting these Steveston historic sites of interest.

Steveston Tram

Tram Car 1220 is the largest artefact in the City of Richmond’s collection. It is now on display across from the location of the Steveston Station, which closed in 1958.

4011 Moncton Street Richmond
London Farm

London Farm is one of the earliest farm sites in Richmond, and features a farm house built by Charles and Henrietta London in 1898.

6511 Dyke Road Richmond
Fisherman's Wharf

Restaurants, shops and fishing boats selling fresh and frozen seafood are located here in Steveston’s favourite tourist gathering spot.

Britannia Shipyards

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site is a rare surviving example of Steveston’s once thriving mixture of canneries, boatyards, and residences, when fishing and boat building were flourishing industries on the Fraser River.

5180 Westwater Drive Richmond
Steveston Museum

Built in 1905 as Steveston village’s first bank, this heritage building in the heart of the community serves as a working post office, and as a museum to preserve, promote, and tell the history of Steveston.

3811 Moncton Street Richmond
Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Built in 1894 and once the largest of its kind, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery is a Parks Canada National Historic Site, featuring exhibits and programs about Canada’s west coast fishing industry.

12138 Fourth Avenue Richmond
Garry Point Park & Scotch Pond

Garry Point Park is large waterfront park, located at the southwest tip of Richmond, close to historic Steveston Village. It is home to the historic Scotch Pond, where the Scottish Canadian Cannery and Atagi Boatworks were once located.

12011 Seventh Avenue Richmond
Imperial Landing Dock

Located at the south end of English Avenue, Imperial Landing offers public moorage and an excellent vantage point of Steveston’s inner harbour.

4310 Bayview Street Richmond
Upcoming Events
January 18 @ 9:30 am – September 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Suitcase Project – Exhibit

Temporary traveling exhibit on display in the Japanese Fishermen’s Benevolent Society Building.

July 7 @ 10:00 am – September 1 @ 4:00 pm

Steveston Vintage Fair

Steveston Vintage Fair returns on select Sundays this July and August. Find your treasure, from toys, china, linen, accessories and more.

July 27 @ 10:00 am – July 28 @ 5:00 pm

Grand Prix of Art

Annual plein-air competition of over one-hundred artists capturing the scenic beauty of Steveston Village.

Two little girls looking at exhibit with blonde haired woman in purple tshirt
Steveston Heritage Sites

Plan your visit with exhibits, events, activities, school and group programs, and more…

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Historic Places Days – Steveston Tram

Enter your favourite photo or video of a visit to the Steveston Tram in the Historic Places Day photo contest and win prizes!