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“Wonderful museum.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum
675 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 9W2, Canada (Downtown)
250-356-7226
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Ranked #1 of 56 attractions in Victoria
Type: History Museums, Natural History Museums, Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Group tours/day tour, Arts and crafts
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Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of sights, smells and sounds of British Columbia. The Royal BC Museum is also home to a cultural precinct including the BC Archives, Helmcken House, St. Ann's Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Thunderbird Park and Mungo Martin House/Wawadit’la.
Victoria BC Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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“Wonderful museum.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We only had time to see the special exhibition of award winning photography but it was outstanding. Balance of exhibits are also great if we recall earlier visits.

Visited February 2014
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A must at least once! Rich displays both permanent and "current" features. Cafe & gift shop and sitting areas make resting between galleries comfortable and convenient.

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“Good Option For Bad Weather”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We went with a 10, 9, 8 and 3 year old. The 3 year old was board ( not a surprise and he was free so okay). The other kids had an okay time but certainly not the highlight of our trip. There are so many neat things to do in Victoria I would only recommend this if you're looking for a bad weather option.

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Seattle, Washington
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“Really a special place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great museum. Fantastic exhibits on naure photography. Everything is displayed with care and wonderful explainations. Do not miss it.

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Seattle, WA
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“We like this Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

When Victoria we like to visit the museum. The IMAX show are great and there was great traveling exhibit.

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