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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 before at what TripAdvisor users have four times voted the number one museum in Canada. Marvel at the totems, masks and cultural treasures featured in the world-class First Peoples Gallery. 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. Your experience doesn't end with our galleries.

Special exhibitions:

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, 2017
A visitor favourite every year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has returned with a brand new selection of 100 of the most stunning images from around the world.

Exhibition Open December 8, 2017 to April 2, 2018

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
Step into a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and gods walked among humans.

Exhibition Open May 18 to December 31, 2018

Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville Street

Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

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