New Westminster Museum &
Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame
Booking Calendar

Welcome back to the New Westminster Museum and Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame

The New Westminster Museum is excited to reopen for booked visits to its long term galleries, feature galleries and the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

The following outlines how you can book a time to visit:

  • Bookings can be made for visits Wednesday – Sunday between 9:50am and 3:50pm
  • One booking of up to six guests can be made in each time slot
  • Each booking can visit the galleries for one hour.
  • Each guest will be required to wear a mask unless precluded for medical reasons or if the visitor under the age of two.
  • The names and contact numbers for each guest must be provided at the time of booking.

What to expect when you book a visit:

  • Upon selecting a time to visit you will be asked to fill out a form providing your name, email and contact information
  • You will next pick a date and time for your visit
  • You will then be asked to provide the first name, last name and contact information for each member of your group.
  • Upon completion of your booking you will be sent an email with a confirmation of your appointment. Attached to this message will be a health form that we ask each member of your party fill out and bring in for your visit.

What to expect when you arrive at Anvil Centre:

  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior your booked visit
  • All guests will check in at the desk on level one
  • Please bring with you the health survey and hand it in to the staff member at the desk. If anyone has forgotten their form a new one will be provided.
  • You will be provided with a brief orientation to the building and then asked to proceed up to the third level to the entrance of the galleries.
  • There you will be greeted by a museum staff member who will provide you with a gallery introduction and then send you on your way to visit the galleries.
  • Each visit will only have one hour in the galleries before the next group arrives.
  • Museum staff will be sanitizing gallery surfaces at regular intervals throughout the day.


Shine Bright New West: Holiday Lights and Family Traditions at the Museum

November 25-December 24, 2020

Join us for a safe and physically distanced visit to the museum this holiday season. Candles and twinkle lights will light your path through the museum as we highlight families and seasonal cultural traditions from New Westminster’s history and present day.

  • November 25 – December 18
    • 1:50pm-4:50pm
  • December 19-December 24
    • 9:50am-4:50pm

This event features low light levels which may make it difficult to read text and/or see artefacts. Guests wishing to visit the museum with full light levels on these days can do so November 25 – December 18 from 10am-2pm. Museum light levels will return to full capacity upon reopening on January 6, 2021.

For all other inquiries about New Westminster Museum and Archives services please call 604-527-4640 or email

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The City of New Westminster has the authority to collect personal information under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act. The personal information collected for the purpose of managing visits to the New Westminster Museum and Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame. The City is required to disclose this information upon request from the B.C. Provincial Health Officer if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 linked to the visit. By filling out this form you are consenting to the collection and disclosure of your personal information in this manner and for the purposes described above. Should you have any questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this personal information please contact Rob McCullough, 777 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, V3L 1H9, 604-527-5440,