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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 see feature exhibitions from around the world at what TripAdvisor users have five times voted the number one museum in Canada.

Feature Exhibition
Orcas: Our Shared Future
Exhibition on now until March 31, 2022

Dive deep into the stories and science that surround the magnificent Orca, spirit of BC’s wild coast and apex predator of all oceans. Follow the currents of environmentalism, popular culture and Indigenous beliefs to surface with a new appreciation of how Orcas and human are inextricably connected.

IMAX® Victoria
We are thrilled to announce that IMAX® Victoria has reopened.
The largest IMAX® screen in British Columbia combined with crystal clear images in IMAX 4K Laser and wraparound digital surround sound, offers you an immersive experience.

No matter which film you choose to see, you will leave the theatre knowing that you’ve just experienced something special. You’ve seen the science of cinema raised to the level of magic!

Take a deeper dive, get a combination museum and IMAX ticket and save! See Orcas: Our Shared Future exhibition with the Humpback Whales film and surface with a new appreciation of how whales and humans are inextricably connected.

For the full schedule of films and times visit IMAX® Victoria.

Upcoming Changes to Core Galleries
The Royal BC Museum will begin closing sections of the third floor to start the process of decolonization in these galleries, in response to the call to action from Indigenous leaders to increase cultural safety and ensure the museum is a welcome place for everyone. Minor closures will begin in November, leading up to a full closure of the third floor as of January 2, 2022.

COVID- 19 Proof of Vaccination
All visitors 12 and older are be required to show proof of vaccination to visit the museum and IMAX Victoria.

Royal BC Museum

675 Belleville ST

Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

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