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Review of Royal BC Museum

Royal BC Museum
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US$19.91*
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Ranked #3 of 203 things to do in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Step inside and experience British Columbia. Since 1886 the Royal BC Museum has preserved and shared the human and natural histories of this province. Discover the famous First Peoples, Natural History and Modern History Galleries – a feast of sights, smells and sounds of British Columbia. The Royal BC Museum is also home to a cultural precinct including the BC Archives, Helmcken House, St. Ann's Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon, Thunderbird Park and Mungo Martin House/Wawadit’la.
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Currently Wooly Mammoth Exhibit - very interesting. Museum also has IMAX 3D movies produced by National Geographic. In evenings IMAX also have current movies showing.

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Reviewed November 25, 2016

Visited on the last day of our holiday primarily to see the Ice Age exhibition. Very well displayed, informative and enjoyable. We also magaged to look at some of the other sections which were also very good. A great day out.

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Mairin K, Public Relations Manager at Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Thanks for fitting us into your holiday Sheila! Hope you had a lovely time in Victoria.

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Reviewed November 24, 2016

Can't go wrong with this museum. Kids will love it, adults will love it. Great collections, very well executed and displayed, and who doesn't love walking down the street of an old town and listening to the trains go by? I hope they never get rid of that old town in the museum...though I'm surprised they no longer have a scent that emits from the kitchen anymore, missed that home cooked baking smell. haha

Thank Kristine H
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Mairin K, Public Relations Manager at Royal BC Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2016

Thanks for this great review Kristine! I will pass along your desire to bring back the home cooked baking smell :)

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Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Very comprehensive, interactive museum. Current exhibits on Native culture and mastodons very informative. Definitely a must-see in Victoria. Has IMAX theater

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Reviewed November 24, 2016

This museum never disappoints. It has wonderful collections of BC artifacts and culture. It is pretty immersive. The museum is vast and cunningly laid out for an interesting flow from one subject area to another.

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