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Stewart Farmhouse in the autumn

October 10, 2018: Due to a notice by Fortis BC to request customers to reduce natural gas usage following a natural gas pipeline rupture near Prince George, BC, the City will be making changes at all civic facilities to reduce energy use. The City will be lowering temperatures in all civic facilities by 1.5⁰c, effective immediately. Pool temperatures will also be lowered by 1.5⁰c.

Please check the Fortis BC website for updates. We appreciate your understanding.

Discover what shaped the City of Surrey into what it is today. From historical treasures to living history, explore Surrey's past as inspiration for the future.

A fall day at the farm

Historic Stewart Farm

Imagine yourself in the period of 1890 to 1920 with a visit to Surrey's Historic Stewart Farm.

People taking in the feature exhibit Dinosaurs Unearthed

Museum of Surrey

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The Surrey Archives building in with cherry blossoms

Surrey Archives

Visit the Surrey Archives to explore maps, photographs, documents and books that tell the stories of Surrey's past.

A class visiting the Surrey Museum

Heritage School Programs

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Surrey: A City of Stories

Surrey History Book

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First McDonalds in Surrey

Online Heritage Search

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Kodak Duaflex II circa 1950

Artifact Collection

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George Snow house at Mound Farm

Heritage Sites

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Heritage Volunteering Opportunities

Explore the unique and rewarding volunteer opportunities for all ages at Historic Stewart Farm and the Surrey Archives. Also explore the  mobile volunteer options with Surrey Museum.

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