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The Steveston Heritage Sites offer programs and tours that bring history to life for students and groups of all ages and interests. From field trip programs that cover the BC Curriculum Big Ideas to special interest tours focusing on a variety of topics such as social history, cultural heritage, innovation and sustainability, programs may be customized to match differing interests and needs.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
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My Community on the Waterfront

Grades 1-3

Explore the historic houses and engage in story time and eye-spy activities to learn about Steveston’s unique cultural community.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
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School Program

Guided Heritage Tours (School Groups)

Grades 7-12

This guided tour led by a Heritage Interpreter provides an overview of the historic significance of the site.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
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School Program

How We Lived – Immigration Stories

Grades 4-6

Explore how immigrants with diverse backgrounds tried to settle into their new homes in Steveston.

Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
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Britannia Boatbuilders

Grades K-6, Adaptable to different groups

Discover the history of innovation in fishing and boatbuilding at Britannia Shipyards.

Steveston Museum
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Education Kit: The Internment Years

Grades 4-6

The Internment Years: The Japanese Canadians During World War II encourages a more meaningful and comprehensive understanding of the forced removal of Japanese Canadians from Richmond, while developing critical thinking…

Steveston Museum
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Education Kit: Japan Through the Senses

Grades 4-6

Explore the stories of joy and hardship that reflect the history of the Japanese community in Richmond and what it truly means to be Canadian. Big Ideas: Immigration and multiculturalism…

Steveston Museum
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Education Kit: Musqueam – People of the River Grass

Grades 3-4

Understand the significance of fishing for the Musqueam First Nation in the past, present and future. Big Ideas: Indigenous societies throughout the world value the well-being of the self, the…

Steveston Museum
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Education Kit: Mudflatters – Richmond’s Pioneer History

Grades 3-5

Trace the stories of Richmond’s past through the lives of six pioneers: Hugh McRoberts, Joseph Steves, Charles London, Otokichi Murakami, Asayo Imamoto and Chung Ling Lam. Big Ideas: People from…

Steveston Museum
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Education Kit: Steveston Stories

Grades K-3

Learn how one person can make a difference. Explore the history of the citizens in Steveston who contributed to their community. Through the examples of Dr. Richard Whitefield Large (1874–1920),…

Steveston Museum
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Public Program

Songs in the Snow

Join us for a holiday favourite, “Songs in the Snow”.

Steveston Tram
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School Program

Education Kit: Sockeye Special Stories

Grades K-3

Get a glimpse into Richmond’s transportation history to discover what ways the Interurban Trams built “community” for people and their families. This education kit is available for loan and is…

London Farm
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School Program

London Farm School Program

Preschool to Grade 3

New London Farm school program starts May 2024.

London Farm
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Public Program

London Heritage Farm Society

All Ages

Seasonal programs offered by the London Heritage Farm Society .