The new Richmond Museum website was launched in September.
Do you want to learn more about the history of Scotch Pond in Garry Point Park, visit the Nanaksar Gurdwara Gursikh Temple or learn more about spam?
The Richmond Museum has launched a new website that offers virtual tours and informative videos about Richmond’s history and Asian culture.
The website, launched in September, was designed to be interactive, so users can click through different areas.
The “Collections” section refers to the museum’s database of 20,000 artifacts. The search function allows users to search for artifacts based on a specific topic.
The Timeline section shows photos and gives a brief history of key moments in Richmond’s history.
Short videos – in the Theater section – on the city’s history and culture include introductions to Sikh, Islamic and Buddhist temples, the history of multiculturalism in Steveston with an interview with Harold Steves, the history of Sea Island , the history of Spam and other culinary delights, and more.
The museum plans to add more videos in the coming months about Richmond’s history.
In the Walking Tours section, users can find maps with points of interest that they can explore on their own across Richmond to learn more about the city’s history.
The website also offers contextual quizzes, photos, and historical timelines.
His latest exhibit is Turning Points, which shows important dates – with photos – in Richmond’s history.
The website also contains information about their programs and events.
The new Richmond Museum website is at RichmondMuseum.ca.
To see the new exhibition, turning points, Click here.