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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

A Virtual Walk through Canada's Oldest Chinatown - Fan Tan Alley in Victoria, BC


Architecture History & heritage Intercultural Museum Tour
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Fan Tan Alley, Victoria, BC

Victoria, BC

Directions: In addition to joining us on Zoom the event will be live streamed to the Royal BC Museum's Facebook page. A recording will be available following the event at the Royal BC Museum's YouTube channel.



Offered in English.


RBCM@Outside at Fan Tan Alley

Take a virtual walk along Fan Tan Alley in Canada’s oldest Chinatown. We’ll visit a new display Peering into the Past from the Royal BC Museum, in partnership with the Victoria Chinatown Museum Society and the Salient Group. The pop-up exhibit in Victoria’s Fan Tan Alley showcases a digital version of a unique historical artifact from Chinatown. This tour will provide historical context of Fan Tan Alley and its significant role in Chinatown’s development.



Royal BC Museum, Victoria Chinatown Museum Society and the Salient Group

The Royal BC Museum collections, research and presentations enable us to tell the stories of British Columbia in ways that enlighten, stimulate and inspire. By exploring our social and environmental history, the Royal BC Museum advances new knowledge and understanding of British Columbia, and provides a dynamic forum for discussion and a place for reflection.

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