Gastown Vancouver Steam Clock

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General Information

Gastown Vancouver Steam Clock is a steam clock situated in the Canadian city of Vancouver. The clock was designed by Raymond Saunders and unveiled in 1977. Combining a steam engine and electric motors, the clock showcases the time on four faces and announces the quarter hours with a whistle chime that plays the Westminster Quarters. The clock gives a puff of steam from its top on the hour.

Getting there

The clock is situated in the Gastown neighbourhood of Vancouver. It is a short walk away from the ‘Waterfront’ train, metro and bus stop.

Opening Times and Admission

The clock is situated in a public area, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.

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  • 305 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B9, Canada
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Posted: 4 Aug 2021, 12:39



A local icon


Qwerty little attraction.

Posted: 19 Mar 2021, 13:18



One of my favourite sights in Canada


It's different and if you didn't know any different you would think its just a normal clock on a popular street. Until it chimes and lets our a puff of steam.

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