Surrey Museum Exhibitions

Young visitor gazing at Museum LEGO feature exhibit.

Visit us for changing feature exhibits from within Surrey and from across the country, and permanent displays which tell Surrey's stories through text, graphics, artifacts and sound.

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Feature Exhibitions

Fakes & Forgeries

On display February 11 to May 24, 2014
Can you spot the difference between clever fakes and real artifacts? Learn how to tell authentic pieces from sly forgeries and discover the fascinating lengths forgers will go to hoodwink collectors and museums. This interactive exhibit consists of 115 items, from natural history and world cultures to modern designer brands. Some are real, some not; you try to guess which is which! From the Royal Ontario Museum.

Take a fun interactive quiz courtesy of The Province newspaper and find out if you can tell the difference .

Echoes of the Komagata Maru: 1914-2014

On display February 11 to July 12, 2014
Komagata MaruPersonalized through image, sound and video, this exhibit tells the social story of the Komagata Maru–a steamship carrying 376 passengers from Punjab, India that was refused entry into British Columbia by Canadian immigration officers in 1914. The exhibit marks the beginning of a year-long project with partners across the Lower Mainland to commemorate the centennial of this event. Find out more about this exhibition. 

Coming Soon!

Kids Celebrate!

On display June 7 to September 6, 2014
Have fun at this lively exhibition for kids of all ages as you explore the diversity of cultural celebrations in Canada. Discover 13 celebrations through the seasons and find out how music, dance, food, decoration, costume and games impart values and history to communities. Hands-on activities and artifacts help visitors discover commonalities and differences among various celebrations, and realize that the tradition of celebrating is something everyone shares.
From the Canadian Museum of History