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Tours, Teas & Outreach

People enjoying the Museum grounds

Be a Tourist at the Surrey Museum

Group tours are a great way to get to know the Surrey Museum better. If you are a seniors' care home, we will bring the Museum to you and your residents. All tours and kits must be booked in advance. To register and get more information. call 604-592-6956.

Tea and Tour

Come as part of an organization or gather a group of friends. Explore the museum with experienced guides who will ensure an entertaining and educational visit. The conversation continues afterwards with tea and cookies. Must pre-book at 604-592-6956.
1 session $7.50 (16yrs+), attendants are free
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday afternoons

Heritage Discovery Kits: After School Exploration

Learning and fun collide when kids encounter Surrey’s heritage after school. Museum staff engage children’s curiosity with this hands-on collection of artifacts, photographs and crafts to be experienced at the Surrey Museum or your site. Please contact the Museum for available themes and to book.
1 session $68 (6-12yrs)
Tuesday–Friday afternoons

Reminisce Kits For Seniors

Museum staff encourage lively discussions and trigger fond memories as we visit your seniors’ facility or group with our Reminisce Kits. Artifacts, newspaper clippings, photographs and music from the early 20th century will bring back recollections of the good old days. For information about themes and to book a session call 604-592-6956.
1 session $68 (55yrs+)
Length: 1 hour 
Thursdays & Fridays

Adult Textile Tour

We’ll weave you a story of looms, threads and a remarkable Surrey pioneer weaver. Tour the unique Textile Studio and Hooser Textile Library with volunteers who know the ropes when it comes to fibre. Discover the ins and outs of our working Jacquard loom—one of only a few in Canada. See weaving demonstrations then try it yourself.
Fee: $30 (16yrs+)
Minimum 10, maximum 20
Must pre-book by calling 604-592-6956

Teen Textile Tour

Whether you are a Surrey student or Bollywood model, it all begins with what we wear. Get introduced to the world of cloth with a tour of the Textile Studio and Hooser Textile Library. Then learn to use looms, spinning wheels and other equipment and craft your own small textile.
Fee $45 (13-19yrs)
Minimum 10, maximum 24
Must pre-book by calling 604-592-6956