Royal BC Museum, Victoria

4.6
For a comprehensive history lesson of the province, head to Royal BC Museum--a premier cultural institution known for its impressive collection of some 7 million objects. Start your tour in the section on British Columbia's natural history, where you can view informative dioramas designed to educate in a visually engaging and entertaining way. Next, make your way to the exhibit dedicated to Canada's indigenous First Nations, featuring a famous mask gallery. Wrap it up at the modern history section, which includes a replica of a cobblestoned street from the early 20th century. Check the website for special exhibits and a schedule of upcoming IMAX screenings. For Royal BC Museum and beyond, use our Victoria trip planner to get the most from your Victoria vacation.
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  • A very good museum with loads of historical relevance to the local area. Loads of different sections which will keep All age groups entertained. Entry is very reasonable.  more »
  • We were here twice for the IMAX experience, both were worth it! The cost of getting in is very reasonable... The facility is super clean, the staff friendly and the gift shop well stocked with unique ...  more »
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  • Interactive, fun and educational. This museum got the attention of our active 6 year old, and our eye rolling teen. The exhibits are very engaging and you are taken into the time or place it is displaying. We even watched a Charlie Chaplin movie without hesitation. All the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. We were able to leave our luggage in the storage room for a while and, they were so helpful.
  • My favorite museum in the whole world. Worth every penny. Their featured exhibits are always really interesting. I love the sound room in the natural history sections, and the walls of native languages that you can listen too. The taxidermy is out of this world as well. I have remembered them fondly as a little girl, and as an adult seeing them again was really special. You need several days to see everything!
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