The administrative offices of the Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia are located on the 2nd floor of the Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture. The administrative offices are available to researchers and volunteers by appointment only.
There are no exhibitions on display at the Peretz Centre. To find out more about visiting exhibits, click here. The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia also offers educational public programs throughout the year at various locations. For more information on public programs, click here.
For archives and research queries, please contact the archivist of the JHSBC at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (604) 257-5199.
Hours of Operation:
Mondays to Thursdays: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fridays by appointment only
Closed on all statutory and Jewish holidays
For general inquiries:
Phone: (604) 257-5199
Archives & Research:
The Nemetz Jewish Community Archives (NJCA) is available by appointment only. Contact the archivist to book an appointment.
How to get here:
By Car: Getting to the Peretz Centre by car is easy from any direction. Underground parking is available onsite and street parking is also available in the early afternoon, evenings, and weekends along Ash Street and nearby Oakridge Centre.
By Bus and Skytrain: Translink offers regular service on two routes that run along 41st Avenue. Bus #41 runs east/west along 41st Avenue and bus #17 runs north/south along Oak Street. The Peretz Centre is also located 4 blocks south of the Oakridge Centre Canada Line Station. For information on bus routes and public transit in Vancouver, call Translink at 604-521-0400 or visit Translink online.
By Bike: The Peretz Centre is just a few blocks away from three of the city’s bicycle routes. Both the Midtown and Ridgeway bikeways run east/west along 37th Avenue and the Heather Bikeway runs along Heather Street. Bike racks are available for securing your bike. Visit Bike Vancouver to plan your route.
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Access: The Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia and the Peretz Centre are both handicap accessible.