Our Sins of the City tours are among Vancouver's best walking tours. With our expert guides and historians, you’ll hear tales about the Vancouver's legendary history of drugs, prohibition, sex and scandal. Step through the narrow alleys of Chinatown and through the derelict dens of the Downtown Eastside to learn about crooked criminals and devious deeds that plagued the city over a century ago.
Revealing the fascinating history behind infamous gangsters like Joe Celona and liquor barons like Jack Deighton, our walks immerse you in a fast-paced hotbed of corruption like no other. As Vancouver’s premier choice for historic walking tours, The Police Museum is the only place where you can see archived reports, photos and artefacts straight from the source. Better yet, all tours come with free admission to the museum and its exhibits—this includes access to one of the city’s oldest morgues! Don’t miss out on Vancouver’s best source for exciting walking tours.
These 90 minute tours explore Chinatown, Strathcona, and Gastown. Check out our website sinsofthecity.ca for all the details. Book your tickets online in advance - tickets come with admission to the Vancouver Police Museum & Archives as well!
Three tours are available:
"Red Light Rendezvous" runs every Saturday at 4:00pm
"Vice, Dice, and Opium Pipes" runs every Friday at 6:00pm and Saturday at 2:00pm
NEW TOUR: "Soul Food and Shotguns" runs every Saturday at 11:00am