Museum Exploration Programs
Offered year round, Tuesday to Saturday, self-guided tours of the Delta Museum & Archives is made easy with illustrated activity sheets. We provide clipboards, pencils and up to 6 activity sheets per student.
Explore all three floors of the Museum with activity sheets that encourage students to interpret the exhibits and their history. Choose from: Gender Roles in a Victorian Household, Chinatown and Cannery Work, Fishing and Farming on the Delta, Ladner's Landing: early trades and technology and Coast Salish Technology.
Cost: $1.50 per student to a maximum of 30 students per class
- Analyse society in terms of gender roles, ethnicity, and daily life
Bring history into the classroom with our custom presentations. Custom presentations must be booked at least 1 month prior to program date.
Early Delta History
The history of Delta is vibrant and multicultural. Using archival images, the presentation showcases the roots of the fishing and farming industries that encouraged the settlement of the delta by European, American and Asian immigrants and examines some of the challenges faced by early pioneers and the people who built our communities.
- Describe the physiographic region of the Fraser River Delta and how it was formed
- Analyze how the Fraser River Delta affected the settlement of the land
Ladner Walking Tours
Guided Walking Tours explore the changing landscape of Ladner Village. In this one hour tour, students will learn about the Delta Hotel, McNeeley’s General Store, the first Municipal Hall and other historic Ladner buildings. Archival photographs complement the tour and bring history to life.