The Olympic Experience at the Richmond Olympic Oval is open Thursday to Sunday with extended days of operation during school breaks. It is open on all holiday Mondays. Hours of operation are 10am to 5pm. Tickets for same day entry are sold until 4:20pm (or 40 minutes before closing), entry into Level 3 exhibits will end at 4:45pm. The feature film, Pursuit of a Dream, plays every 15 minutes starting at 10:00am and the last showing is 4:15pm. The film is approximately 9 minutes long and it is recommended to be viewed at the start of your visit. The theatre is located on Level 1. Check our special notices below for anything that may affect your visit.
Spring Hours (April 1 – June 30)
|Thursday||10am - 5pm|
|Friday||10am - 5pm|
|Saturday||10am - 5pm|
|Sunday||10am - 5pm|
|Racecar simulator requires riders to be a minimum of 60-inches or 5-feet tall.
Due to a power outage, some exhibits are currently unavailable. All simulators except the Ski Jump are operational. Thank you for understanding.
- The museum is open from 10-5pm on Monday, May 20 for Victoria Day
- Schools and groups may still attend Tuesday-Sunday by booking at least 3 weeks in advance.
- Within the Olympic Oval the museum is located near the ice rinks, and the air temperature is therefore cold. Pants and sweater/jacket are recommended.
How to Get to the Olympic Experience at the Richmond Olympic Oval
There are many alternatives for finding your way here to the Olympic Experience at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
Richmond Olympic Oval
6111 River Road
For your convenience, the C94 Community Shuttle Bus will bring you from the Canada Line Brighouse Station right to the Oval’s front door. Canada Line Rapid Transit can take visitors to and from downtown Vancouver in approximately 20 minutes.
To help plan your trip and obtain detailed route information, please use the Translink Trip Planner.
Walking or Biking
We are only a few minutes away from the Landsdowne Canada Line Rapid Transit and downtown Richmond. If you are biking, be sure to lock your bike. Bike racks are available on site.
Covered pay parking is available on site. Parkade maximum vehicle height is 6’8”. If the parking lot is full, there are several options nearby. Please download our Alternative Parking Map for your reference.
Effective July 1, 2019, hourly parking rates at the Richmond Olympic Oval will increase from $1.00 per hour to $2.00 per hour. Daily parking rates will increase from $10 per day to $15 per day on weekdays and $18 per day on weekends and special events.
Parking is $1.00 per hour or $10/day. Parking stations accept coins, Visa and MasterCard.