Royal BC Museum

  • 675 Belleville Street
  • Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
  • Phone: 250.356.5070, Toll Free: 1.888.447.7977
COVID-19 Reopen Date Effective: TBD

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.

We are pleased to announce that on September 7 we will open the Becoming BC gallery, which will complete the full reopening of the museum galleries. We have reopened in a thoughtful, phased way, informed by the advice of the public health authority and backed by science. 

Please visit our website to plan your visit, book your timed tickets and see our new hours.

Feature and Special exhibitions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
On now until September 7, 2020
Showcasing a global selection of outstanding nature photography, the 55th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is a remarkable visual journey through the natural world.

Pocket Gallery: A Tale of Two Families
On now until November 2, 2020
Learn about the history and shared values of multi-generational Chinese Canadian and French Canadian families.

Hours of Operation

Saturday to Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am–8:00 pm

Please note: we are reserving 10:00–11:00 am daily for seniors, vulnerable people and first responders to visit.


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  • Operating Status::
    • OPEN


  • Less than 10 min walk from Convention Centre:
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  • Seasons Of Operation:
    • All
  • Year Opened: 1886



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