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IMAX: 3D 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: 3D Journey to the South Pacific

Special Screening - Narrated by Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett, Journey to the South Pacific will take moviegoers on a breathtaking IMAX® 3D adventure to the lush tropical islands of remote West Papua, where life flourishes above and below the sea. Join Jawi, a young island boy, as he takes us on a journey of discovery to this magical place where we encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays, and other iconic creatures of the sea. Home to more than 2,000 species of sea life, this exotic locale features the most diverse marine ecosystem on earth. An uplifting story of hope and celebration, Journey to the South Pacific highlights the importance of living in balance with the ocean planet we all call home. Rated G. Run time 45 min.


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: 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.

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.

Orca Camp

Make a splash with a camp like no other! Explore the world of orcas with fascinating collections, playful activities and exciting field trips, inspired by our feature exhibition, Orcas: Our Shared Future.

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: Mini Focus on Nature

While the older campers adventure into nature, camera in hand, the mini-campers will get a bit messy. We’ll discover strange and fascinating elements of the natural world and explore them creatively with paint and clay. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will be a starting point for this playful hands-on camp.

Adult Day Camp

Kids aren’t the only ones that get to have summer fun. Reawaken your inner child and explore ideas within the feature exhibition and core galleries in this playful summer-camp-inspired workshop for grown-ups. Sneak behind-the-scenes, meet knowledgeable people and explore through hands-on activities. Pack a lunch, ditch the kids and bring a friend for a day camp like no other.

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 Crash Course

Immerse yourself in a three-part adult learning program

Museum Happy Hour

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


A Long, Long Time Ago Series (Ages 6-8)

New Saturday morning workshop series for early and young learners! These fun, playful and interactive workshops will explore the sights, sounds of the past though hands-on activities and adventures within the galleries. Join us each week for a new adventure.


Educator Professional Development

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


Photography Workshop for Adults

Professional photographers will offer tips and guidance, helping you hone your skills and focus in on what matters. Suitable for beginners to advanced intermediates.



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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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.

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