Museum Hours

Monday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

Holiday Hours
December 25 and January 1: Closed

We are reserving the first hour of every day (10:00–11:00 am) for visits by seniors, vulnerable people and first responders. Learn more about visiting during COVID-19

IMAX® Victoria

IMAX® Victoria is closed until further notice following direction form the public health authorities. See IMAX® Victoria for more information.

BC Archives Hours

By Appointment Only

The BC Archives reference room is open to researchers by-appointment only.  For more information, please see Reference Room Reopening.

You can find information on our collection databases here: https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/bc-archives/search-our-collections

Monday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM–4:00 PM

Please note that the reference room will be closed every day between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm for additional cleaning.

Reference Services

There will be no onsite retrievals of records during your appointment, including microfilm, during this time. All records requests must be submitted one week prior to your scheduled appointment. Consult an archivist prior to booking an appointment if you require assistance locating records.


Royal Museum Shop
Day Hours
Monday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Holiday Hours December 25 and January 1: Closed

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The Shop at IMAX® Victoria
Day Hours
Monday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM–6:00 PM
Holiday Hours December 25 and January 1: Closed

Food and Drink

Sequoia Coastal Coffee
Day Hours
Monday 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
Friday 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM–2:30 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM–2:30 PM
Holiday Hours December 25 and January 1: Closed

Food Trucks
Day Hours
Monday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM–3:00 PM
Holiday Hours December 25 and January 1: Closed

Sound Bites Concession

Sound Bites Concession is closed until further notice. See IMAX® Victoria for more information.

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