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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...more
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
675 Belleville St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1A1, Canada
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This museum is really interesting - from First Nation to current day, it covers so much of Canada's history. It is very easy to navigate, not overwhelmingly big so easy for all ages. The gift shop has quality goods, and any purchase made benefits the...More
Unfortunately we had a ferry to catch so we couldn't spend as much time here as we would have liked. We enjoyed the First People exhibits, especially the very impressive Totem Hall and the Language Gallery. The Natural History exhibits include: Ice Age, Ocean and...More
It was a cold, rainy day and we had a few hours free so we decided to duck into the Royal BC Museum. It was a fortunate choice. We spent considerable time in the First Nations exhibits, which stressed the risk of their culture and...More
Great for children and for adults. Great for people who know a lot about the cultural and natural history of Victoria/Vancouver Island and for those who are new to this region. It puts the First Peoples at the center of its exhibits in a thoughtful...More
My favourite part of the museum tour was the indigenous and sleeping languages section. Pressing a button and hearing how 'hello' sounds in different native languages is a very clever way to raise awareness about this BC heritage.
There is also a console where you...More
Mairin K, Public Relations Manager at Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2017
Our Living Languages is definitely a favourite exhibition! It was created in partnership with First Peoples Cultural Council. I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed it Loana. Thanks for visiting!
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its... More
RBCM Archives - suggest you call direct re. access to Archives, 250-256-7226. St. Ann's Academy - there is disabled access available by arrangement during opening hours. St. Ann's Archives is not at the Academy... has its own web site - best to enquire re. access via that, 250- 953-8829. Good luck!