Astronomy and Daytime Viewing

We supply and advise for almost every brand of telescope and telescope accessory in the world. We offer a full range of service and repairs, and are always pleased to accept your used equipment for consignment sale.


Scientific and Educational

We specialise in microscopes for amateur or professional use; in-house repairs and service is available. We also carry a good selection of used and consignment microscopes! We offer special prices for institutions and home-schoolers.

Sport Optics

Binoculars and Spotting Scopes

From budget scopes for the beginners to the best optics for the avid viewer, we are always happy to show our range of sports optics. As with our other specialties, repairs to many brands of binoculars and spotting scopes are available at reasonable cost.

Vancouver's Community Store for Optical Instruments

Vancouver Telescope Centre, now in its forties, is a community-centred store in the heart of Vancouver, British Columbia.

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We think of ourselves as the beginner's best friends, where advice and help is always free; no matter what you need and regardless of how little you know you will never feel unwelcome at our store. We suppport the best and the most value-conscious brands in the industry, whether your needs are a telescope, binoculars, or a microscope. We look forward to seeing you at our store!

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We don't buy our shoes on the net -- and good optics should fit you just as well as your favourite runners! We will strive to maintain the highest standards of service before and after the sale. Are we old-fashioned? Definitely, but we prefer it that way!

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