Museum

Summer student Natalie Reddy has been scanning archival documents for volunteers to transcribe to help enhance accessibility to information at Langley Centennial Museum. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Volunteer Transcription Opportunities Bring Langley’s History Alive

Centennial Museum looking for help digitizing letters dating back to 1890s

Summer student Natalie Reddy has been scanning archival documents for volunteers to transcribe to help enhance accessibility to information at Langley Centennial Museum. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Bruce Friesen and the team of volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight have modified the indoor displays to better accommodate social distancing. And their now ready to show off their display again, to the public as of Friday, June 26. (Carla Deminchuk/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flaps up and prepare for lift off: Langley museum ready to take flight again

Canadian Museum of Flight re-opens to the public, after three months of behind the scene’s work

  • Jun 28, 2020
Bruce Friesen and the team of volunteers at the Canadian Museum of Flight have modified the indoor displays to better accommodate social distancing. And their now ready to show off their display again, to the public as of Friday, June 26. (Carla Deminchuk/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The public can no longer try out the interactive displays, such as a rope-making machine, at the B.C. Farm Museum while the pandemic is still occurring. (Black Press Media files)

Langley’s farm museum opens but with precautions

The biggest change is the volunteer-run museum can no longer demonstrate its heritage machines

The public can no longer try out the interactive displays, such as a rope-making machine, at the B.C. Farm Museum while the pandemic is still occurring. (Black Press Media files)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway

CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway

Langley Centennial Museum will hold vintage fashion shows on March 15

CONTEST: Centuries old sportswear to be modelled down the runway
Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Royals, Elvis, Captain Cook: Hundreds of wax figures find new life in B.C. man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
Museum explores Langley’s living languages

Museum explores Langley’s living languages

Langley Centennial Museum presents new First Peoples’ exhibit “Our Living Languages”

Museum explores Langley’s living languages