WhereFilmed

Where was Battlestar Galactica filmed

Poster Battlestar Galactica 2004

2004, #Adventure #Action #Drama
Filming country: #Canada

Battlestar Galactica was filmed in Vancouver & Kamloops in Canada.

Locations

Lynn Canyon Park

3663 Park Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

Scene where The team is attacked and Elosha is killed in episode 2x06 “Home: Part 1”. The team camps in the woods in episode 2x07 “Home: Part 2”.

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Transportation Centre (SFU)

8888 University Dr, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 4Y6, Canada

Scene where Stairs at the entrance to the Delphi Museum where Sharon and Helo talk in episode 1x13 “Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2”.

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North Shore Equestrian Center

1301 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

Scene where Horse stables where Helo and Sharon spend the night while on the run from the Cylons in episode 1x10 “The Hand of God”.

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Indian Arm, Burrard Inlet

Burrard Inlet, British Columbia, Canada

Scene where Where Lee floats in the water in episode 2x12 “Resurrection Ship: Part 2”.

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Quarry Lookout (Cypress Mountain)

Cypress Provincial Park, British Columbia V0N 1G0, Canada

Scene where Campsite where Help and Sharon sit around a fire in episode 1x02 “Water”.

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Beach Grove Park

6051 17A Ave, Delta, BC V4L 1J7, Canada

Scene where Field where Kara and Leoben finds the viper transponder in episode 4x11 “Sometimes a Great Notion”.

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Abitibi

750 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R8, Canada

Scene where Boat Roslin travels on in her vision of heaven in episode 4x06 “Faith”.

Scene was shot Normally docked at the Plaza of Nations Dock B.

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Gate 6 Apartment Complex

W 6 Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Scene where Starbuck's mother's apartment in episode 3x17 “Maelstrom”.

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The Ironworks

235 Alexander St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1C2, Canada

Scene where Lee's apartment where he chases the bird in episodes #419 & #420 "Daybreak".

Scene was shot A photography and event space just east of Gastown in the last remnants of an old ironworks dating back to the 1880s.

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Orpheum Theatre Vancouver

884 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2C9, Canada

Scene where Location of Baltar and Laura's Opera House visions first seen in episode 1x13 “Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2”. New footage of the Opera House is seen in episode 3x12 “Rapture”. The final bit of new footage can been seen in episode 3x19 “Crossroads: Part 1”.

Scene was shot Opened as a vaudeville house in 1927 and converted into a movie theatre in the early 1930s. Bought by the City of Vancouver in 1974 and converted into a live performance venue. Became a Vancouver heritage building in 1979.

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CEWE Quarry

Pipeline Rd, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

Scene where Where Roslin's team lands on Kobol while searching for the Tomb of Athena in episode 2x06 “Home: Part 1”.

Scene was shot Various active rock quarries north of Coquitlam.

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Boundary Bay Regional Park

Boundary Bay, Washington, USA

Scene where The original destroyed Earth the crew of the Battlestar finds in episode #410 "Revelations". Also where Kara finds her crashed viper in episode #411 "Sometimes a Great Notion".

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3190 Travers Avenue

3190 Travers Ave, West Vancouver, BC V7V 1G4, Canada

Scene where Baltar's house from episodes #419 & #420 "Daybreak".

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Former Butter

11935 207 St, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 3E4, Canada

Scene where Club where Adama, Tigh, and Ellen talk in episode #419 & #420 "Daybreak".

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Waterfall Building

1540 W 2nd Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Scene where Building where Lee has flashbacks with his fiancée in episode 2x14 “Black Market”.

Scene was shot An apartment building in False Creek designed by architect Arthur Erickson and opened in 2001. The unique spiral staircases and central reception area make it a frequent choice for productions.

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Widgeon Valley National Wildlife Area

Widgeon Valley National Wildlife Area, Greater Vancouver A, BC V0M, Canada

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Harbourview Park

Booksbank Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7L 1A7, Canada

Scene where Helo and Sharon hide under this bridge while being followed by centurions in episode #107 "Six Degrees of Separation". They then have sex in the woods next to the bridge.

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Robert Burnaby Park

8201 Wedgewood St Burnaby, BC, Canada

Scene where Swing set where the Cylons meet Sharon in episode 1x08 “Flesh and Bone”.

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Cleveland Dam

Dam Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R, Canada

Scene where The woods just west of the dam can be seen as the Cylon missile site in episode #203 "Fragged".

Scene was shot The Cleveland Dam is located at the head of the Capilano River in North Vancouver. This is not a hydroelectric dam, but is used to hold back the waters of the Capilano watershed for use as drinking water to Vancouver. Popular because of its accessibility as well as the gorgeous views of the lake and mountains behind.

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Former Woodwards Building

163 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Scene where The Cylons stand on this building across from the Dominion Building in episode #106 "Litmus". Also the scenes from in the abandoned building are shot in this building's parking garage.

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Former Pacific Vocational Institute

251 A St, Maple Ridge, BC V4R 1S4, Canada

Scene where Kara and Helo are brought to this facility after meeting the Caprica resistance fighters in episode 2x04 “Resistance”.

Scene was shot A former educational facility to teach young criminal offenders a trade. Demolished in 2005 to make way for a new subdivision.

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Vancouver Central Library

350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 6B1

Scene where Helo and Sharon are on the run from cylons in episode #103 "Bastille Day" and pass through the library.

Scene was shot Completed in 1995, the Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch takes up a whole city block in downtown and was designed by Moshe Safdie of DA Architects. The large central atrium is surrounded by the library on one side and several stories of reading spaces on the other. Attached to the main building is a 21-story office tower and retail space.

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Mountain View Cemetery

Mountain View Cemetery, 5455 Fraser St, Vancouver, BC V5W 2Z3, Canada

Scene where Cemetery where Zak's funeral is performed in episode 1x04 “Act of Contrition”.

Scene was shot The only cemetery in the city of Vancouver, Mountain View Cemetery opened in 1886 and contains the remains of ver 145,000 people.

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Crease Clinic (Riverview Hospital)

2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC V3C 5X9, Canada

Scene where Exterior of hospital where Kara Thrace (Starbuck) was held by the Cylons for studying, along with a number of pregnant women in episode 2x05 “The Farm”.

Scene was shot This building opened in 1934 as a veterans treatment center for veterans of the First World War. This included the main building as well as the separate Veterans Dining Block. The main building was expanded in 1945 and reopened in 1949 as the Crease Clinic of Psychological Medicine, a short-term psychological treatment center. Now used almost exclusively for film production.

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Inter River Park

Inter River Park, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2G7, Canada

Scene where In episode #110 "Hand of God", Six approaches the stable where Helo and Sharon were camping. This was filmed across the street from the stable at Inter River Park, just west of the soccer field.

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Bloedel Conservatory (Queen Elizabeth Park)

4600 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Y, Canada

Scene where Destroyed in the miniseries.

Scene was shot First conceived of for Canada’s centennial celebration, the conservatory was built in 1969 atop a reservoir at Vancouver’s highest point. The triodetic dome is 140 feet in diameter and 70 fee high and contains over 200 bird species and 500 plant species.

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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (UBC)

6265 Crescent Rd Greater Vancouver A, BC, Canada

Scene where Interiors and exteriors used as the electoral meeting for the Quorum of Twelve in episode 1x11 “Colonial Day”.

Scene was shot The Chan Centre is a gorgeous performance venue located on the University of British Columbia campus. The main Chan Shun Concert Hall features a distinctive floating canopy and beautiful teak walls. The smaller Telus Studio Theatre features three-story stacked seating which can be moved into various configurations. The building also features the small Royal Bank Cinema, a beautiful soaring lobby, and various versatile backstage spaces.

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Academic Quadrangle (SFU)

8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B.C. Canada V5A 1S6

Scene where Laura Roslin goes swimming in SFU's pond in the Academic Quadrangle after learning some bad news in episodes #419 & #420 "Daybreak".

Scene was shot Simon Fraser University's Academic Quadrangle is a thin two-story classroom facility elevated off the ground with a fountain and green areas in the middle. The entire campus is constructed from unadorned concrete which gives it a very distinct and out of this world look.

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V Class BC Ferry

Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver, BC V7W, Canada

Scene where Cargo bay of Colonial Heavy 798 (Colonial One) where Apollo lands his viper in the miniseries.

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Former Richmond Sand Dunes

14960 Triangle Road, Richmond, BC V6W, Canada

Scene where Formerly empty lot where the city on New Caprica was built, first seen in episode 2x20 “Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2”.

Scene was shot This former massive sand storage lot was used frequently in productions when a desert or other sandy location was required. The amount of sand gradually decreased over the years and the whole facility was replaced with warehouses around 2007.

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Barnet Marine Park

Barnet Marine Park, Barnet Hwy, Burnaby, BC, Canada

Scene where Laura Roslin's family and friends were waiting for her on this shore as she dreamed she was going to heaven in episode #406 "Faith".

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BC Cancer Research Centre

675 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3, Canada

Scene where Parking garage where Anders and the rebels plant the bomb in episode #218 "Downloaded". This building has since been torn down and rebuilt.

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Rogers Sugar Mill

B.C. Sugar Museum, 123 Rogers St, Vancouver, BC V6A 3N2, Canada

Scene where The Tylium Refinery where Tyrol begins the work strike in episode 3x16 “Dirty Hands”.

Scene was shot Rogers Sugar Mill was built on the Vancouver waterfront back in 1890 to take advantage of cheap sugar cane arriving in the Port of Vancouver. The mill is still in operation and produces about 10% of Canada’s sugar output.

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Port Mann Power Station

14300 117th Ave., Surrey, BC

Scene where Interiors of the Astral Queen from episode #103 "Bastille Day" were shot here.

Scene was shot The former turbine hall of a gas power station nestles between the South Fraser Perimeter Road and the Port Mann rail yard.

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Vancouver Film Studios

Vancouver Film Studios, Cornett Rd, Vancouver, BC V5M 2H5, Canada

Scene where Caprican military base where Adama meets Kara for the first time in a flashback in episode 1x04 “Act of Contrition”.

Scene was shot The largest North American film production facility outside of LA, Vancouver Film Studios contains a dozen sound stages as well as offices and workshops. Many productions that use the studios as their base of operations use the grounds of the facility to shoot short scenes without having to go far from home.

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185 Tidewater Way

185 Tidewater Way, Lions Bay, BC, Canada

Scene where Baltar's house from the miniseries.

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Deer Lake Park

Deer Lake, Burnaby, BC, Canada

Scene where A vision of Earth is seen while inside the Tomb of Athena in episode 2x07 “Home: Part 2”.

Scene was shot Located next to the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts, Village Museum, & Art Gallery and featuring the popular Festival Lawn concert venue, Burnaby’s Deer Lake Park forms the artistic center of Burnaby as well as containing a number of picturesque paths and lawns.

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115 Tidewater Way

115 Tidewater Way, Lions Bay, BC V0N 2E0, Canada

Scene where Baltar's house from most of the series (I believe).

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West Cordova Street (between Thurlow & Burrard)

1050 W Cordova St Vancouver, BC

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Capilano Park

3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R, Canada

Scene where Clearing where the rescue team led by Starbuck finally meets up with the rebels led by Anders in episodes #220 & #221 "Lay Down Your Burdens" (part 1 & 2).

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Walter C. Koerner Library (UBC)

1958 Main Mall Greater Vancouver A, BC, Canada

Scene where Where Helo learns the truth about Sharon in episode 1x11 “Colonial Day”.

Scene was shot This library, designed by Arthur Erickson and opening in 1997, is a central feature on the UBC campus. Featuring postmodern architecture, the entire building was designed to look like a book lying open. The original intention was to expand the library backwards, but development plans changed and now the building ends in a plain stucco wall, in contrast with the distinct glass facade on the front.

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Upper Coquitlam River Park

1791 Pipeline Rd, Coquitlam, BC V3E, Canada

Scene where Rebel meeting point on New Caprica in episodes #302 "Precipice" and #303 "Exodus: Part 1".

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The Hoodoos

Kamloops, BC, Canada

Scene where Planet where the crew harvest Algae for food and where Tyroll discovers the Temple of Five in episode 3x11 “The Eye of Jupiter”.

Scene was shot Beautiful rock formations outside Kamloops, BC.

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West Hastings Street & Hornby Street

West Hastings Street & Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC V6C, Canada

Scene where The scene of angel Six and Baltar discussing humanity's future was filmed here, disguised as NYC in episodes #419 & #420 "Daybreak". Photos available at The 13th Colony.

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Third Beach (Stanley Park)

Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Scene where Baltar and Head Six on the beach in episode 3x06 “Torn”.

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West Mall Centre (SFU)

Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada

Scene where In episode #113 "Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2" Kara lands her Cylon raider outside the museum.

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Potash Silo (Vancouver Wharves)

1381 McKeen Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7P 2R1, Canada

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