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IMAX: 3D Mysteries of China

Through the lens of one of the great archaeological events of the modern age – the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors and the First Emperor’s Tomb – Mysteries of China reveals the underlying story of how this world superpower came to be. From modern China, to ancient China, and back again, the film is a visual adventure, using beautiful aerial photography and cutting-edge time-lapse techniques to reveal great majesty, tragedy, splendour and growth, in a nation that continues to excel quickly into the future. Run time 40 min. Rated G

 

IMAX: Mysteries of China

Through the lens of one of the great archaeological events of the modern age – the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors and the First Emperor’s Tomb – Mysteries of China reveals the underlying story of how this world superpower came to be. From modern China, to ancient China, and back again, the film is a visual adventure, using beautiful aerial photography and cutting-edge time-lapse techniques to reveal great majesty, tragedy, splendour and growth, in a nation that continues to excel quickly into the future. Run time 40 min. Rated G

 

IMAX: Flight of the Butterflies

Special Screening - The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known.

Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico. With breathtaking cinematography, be captivated by the true and compelling story of an intrepid scientist's 40-year search to find the monarchs  secret hideaway. Unravel the mysteries and experience the Flight of the Butterflies.

IMAX: Mysteries of Egypt

Special Screening - Travel back more than 4,000 years to a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. Now remastered in 4K Laser, soar over the Nile, cross the deathly quiet Valley of the Kings and peer inside the shadowy chambers of King Tut's tomb. 45 min. Not Rated.

Museum & IMAX 3D 45-minute Film

Purchase this combination for the Royal BC Museum exhibits and one IMAX 3D 45-minute film.

Museum & IMAX 45-minute Film

Purchase this combination for the Royal BC Museum exhibits and one IMAX 45-minute film.

Museum & IMAX 3D Hollywood Feature

Purchase this combination for the Royal BC Museum exhibits and one IMAX 3D Hollywood Feature film.

Museum & IMAX Hollywood Feature

This combination includes the Royal BC Museum exhibits and one IMAX Feature length film.

Camp Maya

This one-day, wild ride of inquiry about Maya culture will be for all kids that want to get their hands dirty. The focus of the camp will be on experiential archaeology, exploring what we can learn about cultures through the belongings that were meaningful to them and what that understanding can tell us about our own culture.

 

 

 

 

Camp Care

Registered campers who need care before and/or after regular camp times of 9:00am - 4:00pm may sign up. To register for camp care, complete your camp registration first and then select "Continue Ordering" before you finish your order.

Spring Break Camp: Focus on Nature

Aspiring shutterbugs can develop their skills by participating in a photography-inspired camp. Campers will learn about photo composition and storytelling, venture to Beacon Hill Park to capture dynamic nature shots and explore the RBCM’s Natural History collection, as well as the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.

Museum Happy Hour

Drink, eat, meet and explore. Enjoy one-night-only themed events and activities for adults in one of our core galleries

 

Home Learners Series

These workshop series are designed to engage home learners.

Educator Professional Development

Access the museum as a Learning Resource, through a range of different workshop offerings.

 

Early Shift: Rain in the New Year

On the last day of 2019, join us in rainforest of the Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises exhibition for a jungle party for the ages. Our annual family-oriented party will be a tropical frolic, with music, activities and games. We will be reigning in 2019, and ringing in 2020.

Fake Ghost Tours

Join amateur ghost hunters/identical twin brothers Abdul and Shawn for a 100 per cent accurate history of the Royal BC Museum. What mysteries await in Century Hall? What spirits prowl the shadows of Old Town? What secrets haunt the bathroom by the escalators? This tour will reveal all.

Hello Exhibition!

FOR MEMBERS ONLY -

Join a tour for care providers (parents, grandparents, etc.) led by our Learning staff member, while at the same time enjoy themed childminding for your kids. This program allows care providers to feel more comfortable with their understanding of the galleries, in order to support their kids in their learning.

Night at the Museum Sleepover – Grown-Up's Only

Sleepover camps aren’t just for kids! Adults, join us for a night of food, entertainment, and adventurous thematic-themed excursions throughout the museum, inspired by our feature exhibition Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises. Bring your sleeping bag, pj’s, your favourite teddy 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.

Night at the Museum Sleepover - Family

Our next family Night at the Museum will be among the Maya, inspired by the exhibition Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. 10% discount for members.

Aging in the Wild Film Series

Aging in the Wild Film Series: This five-part film series takes a never-before-seen look at the golden years in the animal kingdom against the extraordinary backdrop of some of the world's most magnificent wilderness areas.

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