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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010

2010 Olympic Experience: Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion

Curious how the Olympic Medals were made? Want to complete your 2010 Olympic Coin Collection? Want to see Canada's famous million dollar coin? There is one place to see all of the above and more during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games - the Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion in Downtown Vancouver from February 12th to the 28th, 2010!

The Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion shows how the Olympic medals were made and displays a wide range of the mints collections.The Royal Canadian Mint is the official supplier of the medals for the 2010 Olympic Winter The Royal Canadian Mint was the official supplier of the medals for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.Games and it has set up a pavilion showcasing some of the Mint's collections and learn how the medals were made and their unique design.

  • Date: February 12th - 28th, 2010
  • Time: 9:00am - 10:00pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • How to get there: The Royal Canadian Mint Pavilion is located at 500 Granville Street (at Pender) in Downtown Vancouver. The Royal Canadian Mint also created the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Coin Collection.The Pavilion is reachable by foot, bus and by Skytrain (it is located near both the Granville and Waterfront Stations)

Spanning over two floors visitors can view the medals and learn how they were made, see the Mint's world famous million dollar coin, learn how coins are created, enjoy children's activities (9:30am to 6:00pm every day) and complete your 2010 Olympic coin collection at the Mint shop!

**UPDATED: The Royal Canadian Mint will be relocating for the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games: March 12-21 (Location: Vancouver Public Library at 350 West Georgia Street during their regular operating hours)**






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