Royal BC Museum

Discover the Royal BC Museum and celebrate British Columbia’s diversity through enlightening and inspiring galleries that capture the stories of the people, plants and animals that call the province home, and see fascinating exhibitions from around the world. Take a stroll around Old Town, New Approach, a recreation of a turn of the 20th-century town in BC. Visit Hunt House, a ceremonial house of the late Jonathan Hunt, a Kwakwaka’wakw Chief. Check out the award winning, Our Living Languages, an exhibit that shares the history and beauty of disrupted languages in BC.

Finish the adventure with an immersive cinematic experience at IMAX® Victoria, BC’s largest screen.

Enjoy other remarkable historical venues on our grounds, including Helmcken House, St. Ann’s Schoolhouse, the Netherlands Centennial Carillon and Thunderbird Park. Our precinct also hosts numerous food trucks and the 2% Jazz cafe.

Feature exhibitions: Stonehenge, on now until Jan 5, 2025. Canadian Modern opens June 28. 2024.

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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.