Admission to BC's premier repository of history & artefacts
Exhibits that revisit centuries of natural & human events
A look at the life of a woolly mammoth during the Ice Age
Full-size replica of George Vancouver's HMS Discovery
More than 150 years' worth of art, letters & records
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Admission to the Royal BC Museum
What you can expect
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 before at what TripAdvisor users have five times voted the number one museum in Canada. Experience authentic artefacts and highly realistic settings – from the Woolly Mammoth in his rocky, icy world to a tar-scented trip on the HMS Discovery. Stroll through Old Town's wood-cobbled street and enjoy its shops, cinema and railway station.
Your experience doesn’t end with our galleries. You can see sites like Helmcken House, St. Ann’s Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon and Thunderbird Park. Our district also includes a year-round food truck festival and Sequoia coffee bar. Come explore the Royal BC Museum. Located on Victoria’s Inner Harbour, we are within walking distance of downtown hotels and restaurants.
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