Vancouver's Sinful History

Take a walk on the West Coast’s wild side with The Vancouver Police Museum’s Sins of the City tours. With our expert guides, you’ll hear first-hand police accounts of the city’s legendary history of drugs, prohibition, sex and scandal. Step through the crooked alleys of Chinatown and the derelict dens of the Downtown Eastside to learn about crooked criminals and devious deeds that plagued the city over a century ago. From tales about infamous gangsters like Joe Celona and liquor barons like Jack Deighton, to stories about the city’s booming brothel industry, you’ll be immersed in a fast-paced hotbed of corruption like no other. As Vancouver’s premier choice for historic walking tours for over 10 years, The Police Museum is the only place where you can see archived reports, photos and artifacts straight from the source. Better yet, all tours come with free admission to the museum and its exhibits—including access to the city’s oldest morgue! Don’t miss out on Vancouver’s best source for historic walks and tours. Book today!

Vancouver Police Museum

240 East Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1L3


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