Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours enables people to experience a piece of history through their efforts to maintain, preserve, and restore heritage buildings and properties throughout Vancouver. Tour participants get to experience the rich cultural history of the main buildings and properties in Vancouver that are protected. The Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours is a charity that is dedicated to offering the public the opportunity to experience Vancouver’s rich history.

House Tours

Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours offers house tours throughout Vancouver to the general public. There are four house tours available:

· Vancouver Special House Tour

· Heritage House Tour

· Mid-Century Modern House Tour

· Laneway House Tour

These house tours allow the public to learn more about the different designs and architecture of buildings throughout Vancouver and how this adds to the culture of Vancouver.

Walking Tours

The walking tours provided by Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours enable participants to learn more about Vancouver’s local architecture and the significance of various buildings throughout Vancouver’s neighborhoods. The walking tours offered feature various Vancouver neighborhoods that have their own distinctive architecture.

All walking tours are conducted on Saturday from 10:00am to 12:00pm. In order to ensure a space on a scheduled walking tour, advanced registration is recommended.


The workshops offered by Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours are provided as a way to inform and enlighten the public on the importance of historical restoration of buildings and properties throughout Vancouver. Some of the workshops offered include:

· Evening Lectures at Hycroft

· Old School: Maintaining Heritage Buildings

· Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

Members of some professional organizations can even receive professional development credits or LUs for attending these workshops and talks.

Special Events

Keep abreast of the special events hosted and attended by Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours.


Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours offers several gifting options from gift vouchers to sponsorships.

Gift Vouchers - These are available in pre-set amounts for a specific tour event or in any denomination desired to be used towards a tour or an event at the Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours. Gift vouchers can be mailed or picked up at the local office. For more information on how to purchase a gift voucher call 604-264-9642 or email

Tribute Cards - Gifts can be made on behalf of a person via tribute cards. The recipient will receive all the perks and benefits of being a donor to Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours.

Student Sponsorship - Gifting a student with access to free or reduced priced workshops and events via Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours is possible through sponsorship through the Student Access Program.


Vancouver Heritage Foundation Tours, 402 - 510 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BCV6B 1L8, website, Phone: 604-264-9642

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