Heritage Week in Surrey
The theme for Heritage Week 2021 is “Where do you find your heritage?”
Recognizing the importance of preserving and providing access to Surrey’s rich and diverse heritage, Surrey City Council has proclaimed February 15 – 21 as Heritage Week.
The theme for Heritage Week 2021 is “Where do you find your heritage?” To facilitate you and your journey with this theme, we have the following mix of in-person and virtual activities available:
Self-guided Visits at Museum of Surrey
Wednesday–Saturday | 9:30am–4:30m
Make a safe and exciting one-hour visit to the Museum of Surrey. Patrons can pre-register for free online or by telephone at 604-592-6956. After an hour exploring the exhibits, head outside to see the Heritage Campus. Learn More
Pro-D Day at the Museum
Friday, February 19 | 9:30am-4:30pm
Outdoor Guided Visits at Historic Stewart Farm Grounds
Thursday–Saturday | 1–3:30pm
While the farmhouse is currently closed, visitors can take in some local history with a free 30-minute guided outdoor tour of the farm's picturesque grounds. Perfect for a single family household (six person limit), discover the stories of the site with an informative guide. Pre-register online or book at 604-591-4267. Learn More
Virtual Tools & Activities
The virtual tools and activities below are available online anytime. So, whenever your inner historian is ready to explore, these tools will support you in research and can function as a great, safe family activity.
Surrey’s Heritage Trees
Surrey’s story is closely tied to trees. They help us connect to the past, present, and future. Use our interactive map to see which spectacular trees live in your area and then get outside and explore them on the next sunny day! Learn More
My Favorite Things - Phone Program
The Surrey Heritage Artifact Collection is made up of tens of thousands of objects that help tell the stories of life in Surrey. Those 55+ are invited to join Kristin Hardie, Curator of Collections with Surrey’s Heritage Services, as she shares a selection of interesting artifacts and stories from the collection. Learn More
Online Heritage Tools
Although Surrey Archives is temporarily closed for in-person visits, there is still so much you can access with the free online heritage tools. Browse archival photos and artifacts, see historical photos pinned to present-day locations, and view all of Surrey from above with the 1949 Aerial Layer. Learn More
Got a research question? Archives staff are available to help with research questions remotely. Call 604-502-6459 or email email@example.com.
Arts & Culture Map
Find your next Surrey arts, culture or heritage destination. The Arts & Culture Map is a geographical hub, connecting you to Surrey's vibrant Arts, Heritage and Culture.
Explore this cultural map to see details on Surrey's cultural venues, Indigenous and public art, Surrey's heritage sites and Arts, culture and heritage events. View the Map
Historic Stewart Farm from Home
Take a virtual tour of the house to see each and every detail, complete with educational descriptions. Also check out traditional recipes, crafts and heritage driving tours of various Surrey city centres. Learn More
Museum of Surrey from Home
The museum has a lot to offer from the comfort of your own home. Explore virtual tours, scavenger hunts, information guides, colouring books and more within the online resources. Learn More
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