The Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville St.
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2- Map It
Phone: (250) 356-7226
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AAA Editor Notes

The Royal BC Museum is on the Inner Harbour at 675 Belleville St. at Government St. Two floors of displays reflect the human and natural history of British Columbia. The early 1900s Old Town Gallery has a theater with silent movies, a saloon, shops and a hotel. The Natural History Gallery showcases several different exhibits including a coastal rain forest diorama highlighted by live plants and tidal-pool animals, and a climate change exhibit which explores the province’s future climate. The First Peoples Gallery includes an exhibit focusing on the historic Nisga'a agreement and the present-day Nisga'a community, and Haida argillite carvings. "Our Living Languages: First Peoples’ Voices in BC" is an award-winning feature exhibition.The on-site IMAX Victoria Theatre offers films to complement the natural and human history theme of the museum as well as other exciting IMAX footage. Feature exhibits are presented annually.
Museum 1-day admission $22; $16 (ages 6-18, ages 65+ and students ages 19+ with ID); $5.40 (ages 3-5). Museum two consecutive days $33; $24 (ages 6-18, ages 65+ and students ages 19+ with ID). IMAX $11.95; $9.75 (ages 6-18 and 65+); $10.75 (students ages 19+ with ID); $5.40 (ages 3-5). Museum 1-day and IMAX $31.95; $25.75 (ages 6-18, ages 65+ and students ages 19+ with ID); $5.40 (ages 3-5). Museum two consecutive days and one IMAX ticket $42.95; $33.75 (ages 6-19, ages 65+ and student ages 19+ with ID); $5.40 (ages 3-5). IMAX 3D add $1 per person. IMAX feature film add $3.25 per person. Admission may increase for feature exhibits.
Hours: Daily 10-5 (also Fri.-Sat. 5-10, mid-May to early Oct.). Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas.