Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site.
Craigdarroch Castle is a historic, Victorian- era Scottish Baronial mansion. It is a wonderful tourist attraction waiting for your visit in Victoria, BC!
Built by coal baron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria and now a National Historic Site, Craigdarroch Castle has been meticulously restored, giving visitors a glimpse of privileged life in the 1890s.
Completed in 1890 the Craigdarroch Castle was home to the Dunsmuir Family, it is a great historical attraction.
“A massive museum with so much cool stuff.I would say one of the best I've been to all over the world.If your into museums I would highly recommend it.They have everything from a old school town inside,old boats,native artwork,massive chunks of gold and jems,to extinct animals and Egyptian mummies!they often throw parties(pre covid) where tickets can be purchased.”
“Stunning gardens,lots of fountains, beautiful easy walk,petting zoo,lots of cool birds,kids park,Waterpark,viewpoints,heritage buildings/info and more great for a picnic and photo opp.”
“Has the largest collection of works out of any art museum in British Columbia, with approximately 20,000 works in its permanent collection. Variety of art, including pieces from Canada & Asia, plus gardens with a Japanese Shinto shrine.”
Point of Interest
“Did you know there is a restaurant that you can dine in the parliament building.”