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Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
+1 250-356-7226
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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.
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  • Average4%
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675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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+1 250-356-7226
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Excellent Mammoth Show. Good flow through the rooms and excellent inter-active displays. Nice that there is occasional seating to catch your breath in this large presentation.

Reviewed 21 December 2016

The permanent exhibits are worthwhile, often there are exceptional temporary exhibits. Lots of good IMAX presentations to round out the visit and make a day of it.

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We have memberships to the Museum making regular free visits. There are great special exhibits. The current Mammoth show is excellent. The National Geographic photography exhibit is a favourite. And there are the world class artifacts of our British Columbia history.

Thank Blue Magic
Reviewed 20 December 2016

First time here, very educational and a great use of time. Imax theatre was also very impressive. Probably should have bought the annual pass

Thank F3604PNsandram
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Fabulous exhibit. Only on til the end of December, so all you visitors to Victoria...get yourselves there, it is an exhibit not to be missed....going back to Siberia, never to return and so on. This is your only chance. It's fascinating, I had no idea...More

Thank sugo_12
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Its a 'must' if you're visiting Victoria, make sure you do museum and Imax. They've recently had the Imax theatre upgraded

Thank ArthandPat
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Wooley Mammoth exhibit was on when I went this time and was terrific. The base line displays of first inhabitants, totems and early explores and history all is interesting. Previous vas was for the Leonard Da Vinci exhibit which was also well done. The...More

Thank dimicfr
Reviewed 20 December 2016

W are regular visitors to the museum having seen the Viking, woolly mammoth and other exhibits over the years. The museum is very well done and something all British Colombians can be proud of. Having the Imax theatre as part of the museum is a...More

Thank mhap
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I live in this city, yet never get tired of visiting the museum and spending a day there. Whether alone or with visiting friends, the museum is a great place to visit.

Thank Cat V
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Don't miss the 'Old Town' - you walk through the cobblestone streets of old Victoria - store window shops and a walk-through of an old hotel. Also explore a replica of the ship sailed by Captain Cook - so well done.

Thank Lois R
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23 September 2017|
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Response from Minkymonkey | Reviewed this property |
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
Chris B
26 June 2017|
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Response from Jul D | Reviewed this property |
No they are not. There are not many "pet" appropriate areas for animals in the city centre. Lots in the surrounding municipalities.
Misty P
6 June 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Hey Misty, Google maps says it is a 23 minute walk from Ogden point, where the cruise ships come in. Not too bad, all flat ground and if you follow the water, some very nice things to see like the inner harbour and... More