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See all of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum, a world-class museum of natural and human history. Explore our core galleries and immerse yourself in tales of where we've been and where we are going. Discover things and people you never knew...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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Found out it was the last day the museum was featuring Egypt. Went before 10am. Lines were starting but still manageable. But little did we know there were a lot of people already inside. Slow paced at first but we decided to look at the...More
We alternated our time between the galleries and the IMAX theatre. The Egyptian gallery was particularly interesting as was the Indigenous Peoples gallery. Definitely worth adding to your stay in Victoria.
We visited the museum for the first time and really enjoyed it. We have a 17 y.o. and 8 y.o. and they both really liked it. We started with a breakfast sandwich and croissant at the cafe on the main floor. Each section of the...More
The variety of displays from static to audio-visual created a most interesting learning experience for our group. To get through the whole exhibition in detail, around 2 hours would be ideal. Educationsl and fun! Very good coffee at the exit area!
The museum is split between two main exhibit levels. One of natural history, which had amazing life sized displays of (stuffed) animals in their natural habitat. From Grizzlies in the forest to seals in the arctic and everything in between. Very well done. The other...More
We visited between Christmas and New Year on a very wet day. I think most of BC decided to spend the day at the museum too! We did not join the long queue to see the Egyptian exhibition as we were much more interested in...More
The museum is a good price and has a lot of things to look at the first time you go. If you have been to the museum before you only go back for the movies or the featured displays because after a few trips you...More
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its... More
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its own web site - best to enquire re. access via that, 250- 953-8829. Good luck!