Mackin House is an Edwardian home built in 1909, and is staged with period appropriate furniture and artifacts. Visitors are able to interact with these authentic objects, as no stanchions are present in the museum. While we hope this encourages a fuller learning experience, we do ask visitors to appreciate this opportunity by respectfully handling artifacts. As well, teachers/organizers are responsible for the conduct of minors; supervision is required at all times.
An experienced tour guide will lead your tour ensuring your visit is as memorable as possible. As well, we make every effort to accommodate your needs, please inquire on the ways to custom tailor your visit.
Tour groups of all ages, English language levels, abilities and from all schools and organizations are welcome to book a tour at Mackin House. We do appreciate a minimum of one week's notice for all bookings. Preference is one class per visit. Inquire for details. We also have French programming available.
We have multiple options available to accommodate for any budget.
Mackin House educational programs meet curriculum requirements across all grades, and fulfill many of BC's PLOs for History and Social Studies.
Please note that an allergy waiver is required for any workshops in which there is a risk of contact with allergens.
After the tour is booked, the organizer will receive a confirmation, including all necessary information. The organizer will confirm the number of students one week before the tour and will be invoiced accordingly. Tours are payable in cash or cheques written to the Coquitlam Heritage Society.