Royal BC Museum
The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of the foremost cultural institutions in the world. We are passionate about sharing British Columbia's story with the millions of visitors who walk through our doors and explore our web site each year.
One of my favorite places to visit in Victoria is the Royal BC Museum. It has many exhibits, but my favorite is a replica of Captain Vancouver's ship and a mock up of early Vancouver. There is also an Imax theatre with great films.
Discover British Columbia's history of First Nations Peoples and British and Spanish Explorers, the gold rush, fishing, logging and mining + There's a giant Woolly Mammoth!
What can you say about one of our treasures. The main displays as well as the special exhibits and the IMAX theatre will thrill the whole family
This museum showcases artifacts, documents and specimens of British Columbia’s natural and human history. Includes an extensive Indigenous collection and an IMAX movie theatre.
Great museum, with an amazing collection of local first nation's artifacts. RBCM frequently has top exhibits from around the world.
“Beautiful, mature old park with stunning plantings, ponds and stone bridges, a petting zoo for the kids. Just an all around really nice walkabout. ”
Point of Interest
“Home to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the Parliament Buildings are open to the public from 8:30am to 4:30pm Mondays to Fridays year-round. They are open to the public on weekends from the 3rd weekend in May to the first weekend in September. We offer scheduled guided tours and self-guided tour booklets.”
“A National Historic Site, Craigdarroch was built by coal barron Robert Dunsmuir during the reign of Queen Victoria. Tours.”
“When visiting downtown, a stop at the Empress is a must. Have High Tea and explore the grounds. Walk the Inner Harbour to the Legislature. Lots to see and do!”
“Just around the corner from Victoria's Inner Harbour, Fisherman's Wharf is a hidden treasure waiting to be discovered. This unique marine destination offers food kiosks, unique shops and eco-tour adventures in the heart of the working harbour. Wander down the docks with your lunch, buy seafood fresh off the boat, see moored pleasure vessels and float homes, and watch as fishing vessels unload their ware”