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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.

Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age

Dates: June 03, 2016 to December 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Millions of years ago, giants roamed the earth. Sometimes standing more than 14 feet tall, mammoths and mastodons towered over the lands of Europe, Asia and North America from as long ago as 1.8 million years in the past to as recently as 10,000 years ago, during the Ice Age. And now they're coming to the Royal BC Muse... more

Night at the Museum: Mammoths

Dates: October 01, 2016
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: 6:30pm-9:00am
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Suggested for youth ages 6-16. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please limit the number of adults to a maximum of two per family. During the week prior to the sleepover, you will receive an email with forms to sign and bring with you on the night of the sleepover. Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 AM, orientation begins... more

Night Shift: Haunted Hollywood

Dates: October 29, 2016
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: 8pm-12am
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Ages 19+ (ID Required) We’re going Hollywood this Halloween for our annual adult-only after hours party. Wander the galleries themed to different horror films, get down to live music and enjoy diabolical drinks and food. Don’t be left in the dark, purchase your tickets now! Last year’s... 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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