Family Day 2024

There’s lots of fun to be had this Family Day at the Royal BC Museum and IMAX® Victoria.

Monday, February 19, the Royal BC Museum will be open to the public for ADMISSION BY DONATION. IMAX® Victoria will also be offering FREE entry to documentary films for children, youth, students and seniors. Dive into discover together! 

What else is happening at the museum?

  • Snag your FREE Family Day Activity Guide for an extra dose of fun. Packed with activities and fascinating facts, it's the perfect companion for a day of exploration. 
  • Visit Helmcken House from 12–4 PM and see one of the oldest houses in British Columbia still located on its original site.
  • Check out the Mammal Learning Room from 10 AM–4 PM to learn about the diversity and behaviours of some mammals found in BC.
  • From 10 AM–4 PM, volunteers will be on hand at the Tidal Pool to help you explore the wide variety of life found in the Salish Sea.
  • Brush up on your family tree with the BC Archives at the "Ask an Archivist" table on the third floor from 11 AM-2PM.
  • See what's for sale at the final day of the Royal Museum Shop's annual Mammoth Sale. Save 20–75% off in-store and shop an incredible assortment of unique and unusual props and display items. 

More events and activities will be added in the lead up to Family Day, so check back regularly for updates.


Family Day at the Royal BC Museum is supported by our partners at CHEK.

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Jamie Toth
Corporate Communications Manager