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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 permanent 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 twice voted number one in the Top 10 Museums in Canada. 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. Stroll through Old Town’s wood-cobbled street and enjoy its shops, cinema and railway ...

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December 12, 2016

I enjoy the museum and IMax, and look forward to their new exhibits. It's a bit pricey, which prohibits going often,but great when you get the chance

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December 10, 2016

Always a fun trip! My son loves the interactive fish part!

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December 9, 2016

The fixed part of the museum keeps kids entertained for hours, the last few special exhibits have been set really well and incorporated some games for the children to learn through play

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December 9, 2016

The museum and the IMAX never disappoint!

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December 9, 2016

This is an amazing experience that makes you feel like your part of the exhibits your viewing. It offers so much history and beautiful displays. It can take you back in time.

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December 9, 2016

Fantastic IMAX and the exhibits are always worth the visit.

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December 9, 2016

This was a fantastic event. It is too bad it is ending so soon. My son loved it and it was full of great information. I would highly recommend it to every age group.

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November 18, 2016

great combinations of old world and new, using technology to teach you about history

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November 14, 2016

World class museum. Rather than just presenting artifacts they re-create whole environments in depth which make the experience feel real.

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September 27, 2016

Visiting the Royal BC Museum is always a treat!

We especially love their fall exhibits. Kids stay fully entertained with so much to see and learn.

And, finishing the day with an IMAX movie is never a dull time.

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September 13, 2016

Growing up in Victoria, I've been to the Royal BC Museum many times and it's such a lovely way to spend a day. The IMAX is always a hit, and it's especially fun to spend a little extra and see a feature film on the giant screen.

One of my favourite times of year to go is the first week of January when it's admission by donation, and they have the exhibit "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" with some of the most stunning images from around the world on display. It's also a great time of year to have some indoor activities up your sleeve!

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September 12, 2016

I love the Royal BC Museum. Ever since my girls were very young, we'd visit the Museum, check out the exhibitions, the natural history gallery, and the girls especially love wandering in old town. The IMAX is brilliant and its definitely a fun afternoon in the Fall and Winter visiting the Museum and IMAX together. And, makes for a fun date night too, much better than a Costco date night ... :^o

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