The world awaits at the Royal BC Museum

From captivating images from the world’s finest wildlife photographers to a fascinating in-depth look at the 1911 - 1912 race to the South Pole, the Royal BC Museum is presenting exhibits truly international in scope this spring and summer.

At the same time, both locals and visitors will also appreciate the detailed look at the cultural celebrations of Victoria’s own Chinatown, along with the many regular family-friendly exhibits for which the museum is renowned.

Learn more about these events and more in the Royal BC Museum Spring/Summer Guide. Inside, find details about special lectures, Family Sunday activities, spring break and summer camps, coming exhibits and much more, designed to highlight natural and human history here at home and around the globe.

The guide will be available online through eEditions on individual Black Press newspaper websites, including

The Royal BC Museum will also have the guide available on-site and through its website,

“The Royal BC Museum is a world-class cultural attraction right in the heart of Victoria. We’re pleased to showcase this season’s exciting, innovative program for the Black Press readership,” says Penny Sakamoto, Black Press Victoria’s Group Publisher.

An iconic attraction on Victoria’s Inner Harbour, the Royal BC Museum brings alive British Columbia’s past, present and future with a collection of more than seven million unique objects and documents, along with special events and visiting exhibits.

The museum is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, with extended summer hours until 10 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from May 23 to Sept. 28.

The National Geographic Theatre is also onsite showing a rotating series of films from 10 a.m. daily.

For more information, visit

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