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It is yours to explore. Flash your membership card and the Royal BC Museum experience is suddenly amplified. Become a member and indulge your curiosity in our immersive galleries, engage your mind through our variety of programs, and learn about BC³ rich history àall for one low annual fee.

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It is yours to explore. Flash your membership card and the Royal BC Museum experience is suddenly amplified. Become a member and indulge your curiosity in our immersive galleries, engage your mind through our variety of programs, and learn about BC’s rich history — all for one low annual fee.

Royal BC Museum Membership Gift Certificate

The most thoughtful card you'll ever send. A Royal BC Museum membership unlocks a world of discovery, making it the ideal gift for anyone, any time. With millions of years of history one visit is never enough.

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Affinity Member: Collector ($350)

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Join a select group of museum supporters. Receive an annual membership with special privileges while providing a tax-deductible donation to help us continue our important work.

Membership includes two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18 years old.

You will receive your membership cards by mail within 5–10 business days.

For information contact 250-356-7226 or 1-888-447-7977 (Toll Free)
donate@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

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Affinity Member: Conservator ($750)

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Join a select group of museum supporters. Receive an annual membership with special privileges while providing a tax-deductible donation to help us continue our important work.

Membership includes two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18.

You will receive your membership cards by mail within 5–10 business days.

For information contact 250-356-7226 or 1-888-447-7977 (Toll Free)
donate@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

NOTE: For privacy and security reasons, credit card information is not stored on our system at any time. It is encrypted and passed directly to the bank for payment processing.

 

Affinity Member: Guardian ($1000)

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Join a select group of museum supporters. Receive an annual membership with special privileges while providing a tax-deductible donation to help us continue our important work.

Membership includes two persons 19+ and up to three persons six to 18.

You will receive your membership cards by mail within 5–10 business days.

For information contact 250-356-7226 or 1-888-447-7977 (Toll Free)
donate@royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

NOTE: For privacy and security reasons, credit card information is not stored on our system at any time. It is encrypted and passed directly to the bank for payment processing.

 

IMAX: Dunkirk: The IMAX Experience

Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in. The film’s ensemble cast includes Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy and Barry Keoghan, with Kenneth Branagh (“My Week with Marilyn,” “Hamlet,” “Henry V”), Cillian Murphy (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies,” “Wolf Hall”) and Tom Hardy (“The Revenant,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Inception”).

 

Following his use of IMAX cameras in The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises and Interstellar, Christopher Nolan designed Dunkirk for IMAX – capturing a large portion of the film with IMAX’s 15perf 65m film cameras, the highest-resolution cameras in the world. Exclusively in IMAX theatres, scenes shot with this camera will expand to fill the entire screen, allowing moviegoers to see up to 40% more of the image with unprecedented crispness, clarity and color saturation for a truly immersive experience. Run Time: 2hr, 47min, Rating PG 13.

 

IMAX: 3D Search for Life in Space

Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean into the far reaches of space on a quest to find something that changes everything…signs of life, somewhere else in the universe. With cutting-edge imagery from the world’s most powerful telescopes, The Search for Life in Space takes audiences from the surface of Mars and the icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn, to the extreme lava fields of Hawaii and thermal vents deep beneath the sea. Run time 35min, Rated G

IMAX: Search for Life in Space

Journey from the depths of the Pacific Ocean into the far reaches of space on a quest to find something that changes everything…signs of life, somewhere else in the universe. With cutting-edge imagery from the world’s most powerful telescopes, The Search for Life in Space takes audiences from the surface of Mars and the icy moons of Jupiter and Saturn, to the extreme lava fields of Hawaii and thermal vents deep beneath the sea. Run time 35min, Rated G

IMAX: 3D Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies

The ability to fly is one of the greatest miracles in the natural world. Millions of creatures soar above our heads today, using a fabulous variety of techniques to defy gravity and master their aerial environment. Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies 3D uses the very latest science and stunning special effects to uncover the 300-million-year story of flight as never before. The most advanced filming technology allows us to show the beauty and excitement of life on the wing, from the fastest predatory falcons to the most acrobatic of insects, night flyers like owls and bats, and the soaring and gliding specialists capable of traveling huge distances. Audiences will truly enter the amazing world of these remarkable animal aviators, and leave the theatre both stunned by the spectacle and thrilled by the story of Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies. Run time 40 min. Rated G.

IMAX: Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies

The ability to fly is one of the greatest miracles in the natural world. Millions of creatures soar above our heads today, using a fabulous variety of techniques to defy gravity and master their aerial environment. Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies 3D uses the very latest science and stunning special effects to uncover the 300-million-year story of flight as never before. The most advanced filming technology allows us to show the beauty and excitement of life on the wing, from the fastest predatory falcons to the most acrobatic of insects, night flyers like owls and bats, and the soaring and gliding specialists capable of traveling huge distances. Audiences will truly enter the amazing world of these remarkable animal aviators, and leave the theatre both stunned by the spectacle and thrilled by the story of Wild Flight: Conquest of the Skies. Run time 40 min. Rated G.

 

IMAX: 3D Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s.

As in any great detective story, audiences will experience, in immersive IMAX®, the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive. Little known to the public, Bates made other crucial contributions to biology: identifying 8,000 species new to science and most importantly, putting the first ever case for the creation of a new species, which Charles Darwin called the “beautiful proof” for Natural Selection.

Audiences will be wowed by the mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature from the time he was a young boy. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

IMAX: Amazon Adventure

Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s.

As in any great detective story, audiences will experience, in immersive IMAX®, the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive. Little known to the public, Bates made other crucial contributions to biology: identifying 8,000 species new to science and most importantly, putting the first ever case for the creation of a new species, which Charles Darwin called the “beautiful proof” for Natural Selection.

Audiences will be wowed by the mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature from the time he was a young boy. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

IMAX: Rocky Mountain Express

Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and relates the epic adventure of building the nation's first transcontinental railway. 45 min, Rated G

IMAX: D-Day: Normandy 1944

Special Screening - June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world. Blending multiple cinematographic techniques, including animation, CGI and stunning live-action images, "D-Day: Normandy 1944" brings this monumental event to the world's largest screens for the first time ever. Audiences of all ages, including new generations, will discover from a new perspective in breathtaking IMAX® how this landing changed the world. Exploring history, military strategy, science, technology and human values, the film will educate and appeal to all. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, "D-Day: Normandy 1944" pays tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedom... A duty of memory, a duty of gratitude. Rated G. Run Time 45 min.

IMAX: 3D Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet

Special Screening - Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet is an exciting adventure that transports audiences back to Cretaceous Alaska. The main characters in the story are a herd of large, frilled, plant-eating dinosaurs àPachyrhinosaurus. The film follows their youngsters, and from the moment they hatch, they face predators, weather extremes, and natural disaster as they fight for survival through the seasons. It³ an epic yet intimate story, and audiences of all ages will empathize with them and their struggles, just as they do with animals in contemporary wildlife documentaries.

The film is an immersive experience, the characters animated throughout, against real backgrounds. It³ the most authentic dinosaur experience ever to be seen on the giant screen. The animals bodies and movements have been precisely built up from fossil evidence, and their behaviour is derived from paleontology and detailed knowledge of modern animal behaviour, giving these creatures an amazing realism. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

IMAX: 3D Galapagos: Nature's Wonderland

Special Screening - In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos Arhipelago. Amongst these facinating and remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique environment. Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colourful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ociean with flightless cormorants and swim with tiny penguins thousands of miles from their natural habitats.

Around the archipelago, converging cross-winds and deep, cold, nutrient-rich currents have made possible a unique and bio-diverse marine oasis, which boasts everything from abundant microscopit plankton to Galapagos sharks. "Galapagos:Nature's Wonderland" is life in stunning IMAX. You're invited to explore these extraordinary and enchanted islands, whose remarkable inhabitants helped change the way we understand nature. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

IMAX: Extreme Weather

Special Screening - Weather is one of the most dynamic forces shaping our planet, but now it’s more extreme and complex than ever. Extreme Weather takes us to the frontlines where few have gone. Travel to the edge of 300-foot tall glaciers collapsing, to the front lines of massive wildfires, directly in the path of deadly, yet mesmerizing tornadoes. Follow researchers and everyday heroes as they uncover surprising connections to help us understand and adapt to our ever-changing weather. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

IMAX: Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Special Screening - Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. From the world’s tallest buildings to underwater robots and a solar car race across Australia, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. With its inspiring stories of human grit and aspiration, and extraordinary visuals for the world’s largest screens, Dream Big reveals the compassion and creativity that drive engineers to create better lives for people and a more sustainable future for us all. Run time 45 min. Rated G.

 

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