Royal BC Museum

Discover British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum. From coastal forests to the depths of the north Pacific, explore our gallery and immerse yourself in tales of where we’ve been and where we are going. Experience authentic artifacts and highly realistic settings as you journey to the Ice Age and spot a Woolly Mammoth. Dive under the ocean and check out some of the amazing creatures living in our waters and see how climate change is impacting the world we live in. Learn things you never knew before at what TripAdvisor users have consistently ranked the number one museum in Canada. Continue the adventure with an immersive cinematic experience at IMAX® Victoria, BC’s largest screen.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Opens March 1, 2024
Capturing fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breath-taking diversity of the natural world, Wildlife Photographer of the Year shows the triumphs, challenges and incredible beauty of a planet under pressure. Using the power of photography to raise awareness around animal advocacy and environmental conservation, this annual exhibition is a showcase of the world’s best nature photography.

Dinosaurs of BC
On now until January 7, 2024
Dig into prehistoric British Columbia and learn about “Buster”, the Iron Lizard of the Sustut River, and the other dinosaurs that once battled, roamed and grazed across the province.

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Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.