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Royal BC Museum

  • 675 Belleville Street
  • Victoria, BC V8W 9W2
  • Phone: 250.356.5070 , Toll Free: 1.888.447.7977

See all of British Columbia at the Royal BC Museum, a world-class museum of natural and human history. Explore our core 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 five times voted the number one museum in Canada. Marvel at the totems, masks and cultural treasures featured in the world-class First Peoples Gallery. 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.

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs (May 18 — December 31, 2018)

Step into a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us.

With more than 300 original artifacts, some 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life. Be among the first in North America to see it.

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May 18, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Experience a time when civilization grew along the Nile, pyramids dotted the skyline and people believed gods walked among us. With more than 300 original artifacts, some an astounding 4,500 years old, this exhibition covers all aspects of ancient Egyptian life, from the emergence of ancient Egyptian civilization along the Nile to the Ptolemaic and Roman eras. Be among the first in North America to see this staggering exhibition’s priceless ancient artifacts, such as the coffin of Nakht, an exceptional bust of… more

Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until August 27, 2018

Join us this summer to travel back in time and discover the ancient world, with the exhibition Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs as our portal. Explore Ancient Egypt through the eyes of archaeologists. Campers will engaging in hands-on activities and games, fun field trips, and conversations with guest speakers while learning how archaeologists use artifacts and architecture to understand past human lives, all within the exhibition Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs . For ages 7-11 Summer Camps run July 16 to 20, August 27 to 31 For… more

September 1, 2018

Adults, join us for a night of food, entertainment and adventurous Egypt--themed excursions throughout the museum. Bring your sleeping bag, your PJs, your favourite teddy bear and set up camp in the museum’s galleries. Get ready for some midnight fun with your besties—you’ll want your friends to join you on this adventure, an experience like no other in Victoria. more

September 1, 2018

Adults, join us for a night of food, entertainment and adventurous Egypt-themed excursions throughout the museum. Bring your sleeping bag, your PJs and your favourite teddy bear and set up camp in the museum’s galleries. 19+ I Two pieces of photo ID required… more