Hand of Man Museum of Natural History, Cultural Arts and Conservation

The Hand of Man Museum is a 15,000 square foot museum of natural history, cultural arts and conservation.

As you walk down the grand hall, each room leads to amazing discoveries. Get up close and personal with a 16-foot Woolly Mammoth, feel the emotion, spirituality and expression of 1000+ authentic hand-crafted tribal artifacts gathered from travels around the world.

Interactive iPads will guide you through the entire museum, including our extensive natural history and arctic exploration library, with books over 500 years old. The Hand of Man Museum is a world of discovery, education and conservation.

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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.