CURRENT EXHIBITS
I Spy
Opened September 27, 2013
This first phase of a permanent interactive exhibit on the working river highlights economic activity along the Fraser River. A series of panels will be combined with a lookout and listening station. The Fraser River Discovery Centre would like to thank our partners: BNSF, SRY Rail Link, SMIT, Fraser River Pile and Dredge, Port Metro Vancouver, Fraser Surrey Docks, and Seaspan for their contributions in the development of this exhibition.
My River My Home
Opened September 27, 2013
The exhibit is a global exchange of children’s artwork, developed as part of a collaborative, scientific research project between Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV). The Fraser River Discovery Centre would like to thank our partners: the University of Fraser Valley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole Research Centre, DFO and Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

Photo credit Chris Linder
Aliens Among Us
Opened September 27, 2013
Presented by the Royal BC Museum, this exhibit highlights BC’s recent plant and animal arrivals. Learn about how they get here, their impact on native ecosystems, and what steps we can take to help protect BC’s biodiversity.
*click* Photos of the Fraser
New photos opened September 27, 2013
From the Rocky Mountains to the Salish Sea, the 1375 km stretch of the Fraser River is home to almost 3 million people, each with an unique view of the river. *click* photos of the fraser brings together a collection of these points of view in an annual display of photographs submitted by our visitors. This year’s theme is Industry on the River. For information on how you can submit your photos, *click* here.
Our Bones are Made of Salmon
Opened June 23, 2012
Designed around the memories and experiences of Musqueam Elder Larry Grant and Stó:lō Cultural Advisor Dr. Sonny McHalsie, this exhibit celebrates the enduring traditions of Aboriginal salmon fishing and wind-drying in the Fraser Canyon. Through their stories and replicas of Aboriginal salmon fishing tools, visitors will learn about the different fishing and preservation techniques and why salmon fishing is vital to Aboriginal communities today.
Discovery Zone
Opened December 1, 2011
Come play and learn about the Fraser River and its watershed through hands-on, interactive play for the whole family.
Heart of the Fraser
Opened June 3, 2011
The Heart of the Fraser is a rich ecosystem that supports an exceptional diversity of wildlife. It also has an extensive cultural, spiritual, aesthetic, recreational and economic value. The Rivers Institute and Nature Trust are working together with other organizations to protect this valuable part of the Fraser and this exhibit in the reception of the Discovery Centre features information for visitors about this extraordinary section of the river.
Plants Alive! - Native Plants of the Fraser River Basin
Opened April 30, 2011
Plants Alive! showcases the diverse native plant life in the Fraser River basin and highlights the importance of native plants to our ecosystem and encourages visitors to incorporate native plants into their communities and garden.