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Royal BC Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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Royal BC Museum Entrance Ticket
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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
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675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
James Bay
+1 250-356-7226
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Royal BC Museum is just that, it is regal quality and reasonable in price. There is always something new to see and all the old favorites keep me coming back again and again. The displays are designed to appeal to all your senses and emerce...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoeC2838
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I really enjoy this museum every time I come visit victoria. There is so much to see, and families of all ages can really enjoy it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 677sabrinah
Reviewed 4 days ago

The IMAX film was awesome the displays are very well planned and a lot of interactive things to do. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. Parking is a problem with a 2 hour maximum stay. Downtown Victoria has a shortage of parking because they removed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jlpreuss
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend a guided tour as there is not a lot of signage on the walls. Our guide in the Natural History area gave us lots of information about extinct and existing animals and described in detail many tidal creatures that I would have...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank khbeard
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a few hours to kill and were staying nearby so we went to the museum. I was impressed. It was very interactive and so much to see. Around every corner was something more to look at. We thought we were missing things but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mombi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to many museums all around the world and the Royal BC Museum is still one of my all-time favourites! Why? The attention to detail, especially in the Old Town, makes my heart sing. The lights flickering past the window in the train...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chelsea M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove down the Island to catch the Egypt exhibit in December before it left. I was really unimpressed that there is only one small parking lot (that holds MAYBE 20 cars) around the museum itself. Everything thing else is street parking which has a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CharlieNanooseBay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I only like IMAX. The just sucks. Bunch of Indian artifact’s dark and depressing place. The IMAX is the only reasons we go there

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 279sias
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really worth a visit - something for everyone and beautifully laid out in very interesting ways. One of the better museums I have been to.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bruceron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for the first time while visiting Victoria and I loved it here. I learnt so much about the history of this wonderful country.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DomLes94
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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
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A whole day ..Morning and then go off for lunch and return in the afternoon. Your ticket allows you to return for free on the same day