Visiting Us

Museum Admission

Book online, don’t wait in line!

Skip the box office and buy your tickets in advance online. We recommend all museum visitors, including members, book their tickets online before arriving at the museum to guarantee availability. Would rather pay in person? No problem! Our box office staff will be happy to assist you once you arrive.

IMAX® Victoria

For more information, please visit the IMAX® Victoria website.

BC Archives

BC Archives is open Monday through Saturday and opening hours can be found here. Appointments are no longer required and walk-in visitors are welcome.

Any changes or disruptions to service at the BC Archives are communicated through the News and Service notes.


Transport-style wheelchairs are available for use within the museum on a first-come, first-served basis. These are available from the box office in the main lobby. Wheelchair-accessible washrooms are located on every floor.

For more information on accessibility please visit the Location and Accessibility page.

Health and Safety

Your health and safety are important to us. To ensure we are doing everything we can to make your visit enjoyable, we have introduced enhanced cleaning processes and procedures:

  • We have implemented enhanced cleaning measures for all high-touch areas. Washrooms are cleaned at least twice a day;
  • All front-of-house/point-of-sale positions feature dividers to ensure physical distancing;
  • Hand sanitizer is available in public areas;
  • We indicate health procedures in all public washrooms. Please ensure you continue to follow proper hygiene protocols and wash your hands regularly;
  • Ventilation systems have been turned up to move more air through the museum; and
  • If you are sick, please stay home. We look forward to you visiting when you are well again!