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We Are Richmond BC
Richmond BC From Home

Sit back and relax in Richmond, BC

Enjoy our city from the comfort of your own home.

Once a city of mainly agriculture and fishing, Richmond has given rise to many emerging artists and now boasts a burgeoning creative community. Richmond’s art and history is largely influenced by the city’s multiculturalism, geographical location, and inspiring natural landscape.

Virtual Tours

Immerse yourself in history and you’ll discover that Richmond’s roots are as dynamic and fascinating as the city we know it as today. Take a virtual tour of some of Richmond’s museums and historic sites, and prepare to be amazed.

Britannia Shipyards

360 TOUR OF BRITANNIA SHIPYARDS NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

Take a 360-degree tour and learn more about the exhibits at this National Historic Site.

Click here for tours of the Seine Net Loft, Murakami House, Chinese Bunkhouse, and more.

Video Thumbnail - youtube - A Capture of Memories: The Murakami Family at Britannia (2015)

A CAPTURE OF MEMORIES: THE MURAKAMI FAMILY AT BRITANNIA

Explore the Japanese Canadian experience through the memories of the Murakami family at Britannia.

Click here to watch the video.

Gulf of Georgia Cannery

GULF OF GEORGIA NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

Learn about the history of BC fishing and canning from The Tides to Tins virtual exhibit. Discover the canning process, play the Build Your Own Cannery Game, and more.

Click here to view in English or French.

Richmond Museum

RICHMOND MUSEUM

Discover the story of the BC Packers (once the largest fishing and fish processing company in British Columbia) through the online exhibit: In Their Words: The Story of BC Packers. 

Click here to view the online exhibit.

The Arts

There are a number of ways to enjoy the arts from home. You can:

  • Take part in one of the Richmond Art Gallery's @Home events.
     
  • Check out the Richmond Art Gallery's @Home videos that include virtual exhibits and discussions with artists.
     
  • Grab some popcorn and watch one of the many films and TV shows that were filmed right here in Richmond.
     
  • View pubic art. Did you know that Richmond has over 200 pieces of public art? You can see all of the pieces and their locations on the public art registry.
     
  • Discover what it feels like to perform in a professional show at the Gateway Theatre. These local Gateway actors tell you all about it along with their favourite things to eat and do in Richmond!

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