If you’re searching Vancouver homes for sale, you may be interested to learn more about the history of the city. The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) is the place to go for all things Vancouver. MOV is dedicated to telling the stories of Vancouver’s past and present and engaging in conversations about what the future will be. The permanent exhibits begin with Vancouver’s Golden Years in the first two decades of the twentieth century. The story continues through the 1970s. There is also an exhibit dealing with the aesthetic vision of Vancouver, entitled “Neon Vancouver, Ugly Vancouver.” Take a break from viewing Vancouver homes for sale to see this fascinating collection of neon signs. Visitors can also explore the way that the city’s 19,000 neon signs became a flashpoint for how the city saw itself from the 1950s through the 1970s. Temporary exhibitions fill out modern Vancouver and cover issues in the contemporary scene.
MOV is open Monday through Wednesday and Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Thursday, it’s open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission for adults is $14; students with ID and seniors over 65 pay $11; youth aged 5 to 18 are $8; a family of two adults and 3 youth pay $38; children 4 and under are free. The last Thursday evening of the month, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. is by donation. There are also memberships available. Get to know the city as you consider Vancouver homes for sale. Get more information about current exhibits, classes, and lectures at MuseumofVancouver.ca.