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Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
Phone:  (250) 356-7226
Toll Free:  (888) 447-7977
Fax:  (250) 387-5674

See all of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum, a world-class museum of natural and human history. Explore our permanent galleries and immerse yourself in tales of where we've been and where we are going. Discover things and people you never knew before at what TripAdvisor users have twice voted number one in the Top 10 Museums in Canada. Experience authentic artifacts and highly realistic settings -- from the Woolly Mammoth in his rocky, icy world to a tar-scented trip on the HMS Discovery. Stroll through Old Town's wood-cobbled street and enjoy its shops, cinema and railway station.
Visit royalbcmuseum.bc.ca for a current exhibition schedule.

Aboriginal Cultural Festival 2017

Dates: June 16, 2017 to June 18, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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The Aboriginal Tourism Association of BC is pleased to be the driving force behind a the Aboriginal Cultural Festival, showcasing local Aboriginal cultures from British Columbia and hosted in partnership with the Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations. This year's Aboriginal Cultural Festival - taking place from Fr... more

Night Shift: Wild Romance

Dates: February 11, 2017
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Explore attraction, instinct, passion and love at Royal BC Museum’s Night Shift: Wild Romance. Enjoy the lead-up to Valentine’s Day with an evening of live music, presentations and adult-only crafts and activities sure to get your heart racing. Featuring a cash bar and nibbles for sale from Truffles Cateri... more

Wonder Sunday: A Season of Celebration

Date Range: December 04, 2016 to February 05, 2017
Upcoming Dates: January 22, 2017 , January 29, 2017 , February 05, 2017
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: On-Going Events
Time: From: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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This month we celebrate the season. Hanukkah, Christmas, Potlatches and Solstice are just a few of the ways that people around BC come together during this time of year. Come share your traditions and learn from others. more

Royal BC Museum Meeting Facility
  • Total Sqft.: 62,000
  • Banquet Capacity: 500
  • Reception Capacity: 2,500
  • Description: 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 and some of the 7 million artifacts and specimens in the museum's collections. Walk through a rainforest, sit among carved poles and stroll down a wood-cobbled street to window-shop in Old Town. Visit the Cafe, immerse yourself in the latest film at the Victoria IMAX Theatre and shop for books and finely crafted items. Three permanent exhibit galleries are available, after regular visiting hours, for private business or conference events. In the Natural History Gallery your guests can dine with a Woolly Mammoth, a grizzly bear or a sea lion looking on. The Modern History Gallery has Captain Vancouver's ship, a water wheel and a turn-of-the-century town, all perfect settings for entertainment and learning about the early days of British Columbia. The breathtaking First People's Gallery showcases majestic totems and First Nations artifacts. Feast on traditional BC foods with a modern twist while watching a First Nations' performance
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