Connecting communities in the discovery and celebration of the living, working Fraser River.
To be the Voice of the Fraser in presenting the stories of the Fraser River and their contributions to the life, history, and future of British Columbia.
The Discovery Centre is...
A way to explore the Fraser River
A resource centre
A meeting place
Fraser River Discovery Centre Timeline
1986 Development of the idea of the Fraser River Discovery Centre
1989 Fraser River Discovery Centre Society incorporated
2001 5,000 square foot Preview Centre opens along Westminster Quay
2001 Establishment of Fraser River Discovery Centre Foundation
2004 $3 million secured for construction through Founding Patrons and BC/Canada
2007 Construction begins to expand Preview Centre
2009 17,000 square foot Discovery Centre re-opened with exhibits on the first floor
2013 Second floor opened with three new exhibits
2017 Launch of "Journey Through the Working River" exhibit