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Review of Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum
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$12.38*
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Ranked #1 of 175 things to do in Victoria
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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.
Burnaby, Canada
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“Great!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2012

Very fun and lots to look at and learn about.A little expensive though but worth it:)

Visited May 2012
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Chilliwack, Canada
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2012

The Royal BC Museum is, in my opinion, the best museum on the west coast of North America. The displays are fun and interactive, yet extremely informative. The artwork on display is world class; I love the totem poles on the main floor. My one gripe is a small one; the food in the cafeteria is a bit iffy. It can be decent but often is not. Maybe spend your day at the museum and then go across the road to the Spaghetti Factory for food. If you are in Victoria, this museum ranks number two for me on the list of must sees. Butchart's Gardens is number one.

Visited December 2011
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Its ok”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2012

I suppose you have to keep perspective on the other things to do around town.
Relatively speaking, its insanely awesome compared to Miniature world.

Visited May 2012
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Medicine Hat, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Passed the time”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

We had some time to kill so visited the museum. It was nicely done but a bit boring. Gift shops were nice, some older staff a bit stuffy. Probably wouldn't go again.

Visited May 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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“Dinosaurs are back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

I had been meaning to visit the Museum again and was so happy to find the new exhibit is Dinosaurs! They offer a student price which is roughly a $5 discount. Full display of local wildlife. Train station has always been one of my favourites.

Visited May 2012
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