Become a Member


It is yours to explore. Flash your membership card and the Royal BC Museum experience is suddenly amplified. Become a member and indulge your curiosity in our immersive galleries, engage your mind through our variety of programs, and learn about BC’s rich history — all for one low annual fee. Membership includes access to Gold Rush! El Dorado in BC, Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2015 (Opens December 4, 2015) and Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age (Opens June 3).

Consider deepening your engagement through special events and privileges as an Affinity Member.

Your donation in combination with your membership purchase will provide much needed support for our collections, research and exhibits.

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For more information about the Royal BC Museum membership programs, please contact Kathryn Pascuzzo, Membership and Marketing Coordinator.
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shaun-cerisanoFor more information about the Affinity membership program for those who wish to donate to our charity as well as receive membership benefits, please contact Shaun Cerisano, Annual Campaign Manager.

LevelAnnual (Individual)Annual (Family)Affinity (Collector)Affinity (Conservator)Affinity (Guardian)
Unlimited admission to galleries and exhibitions
Unlimited admission to galleries and exhibitions for you and up to four people (maximum 5: two persons ages 19+ and up to three persons ages 6 to 18)
Express entry
10% discount on:

20% discount on single feature IMAX Theatre tickets
Enjoy up to 20% off at more than 40 cultural organizations! View the entire list here
  • What’s inSight magazine subscription
    Exclusive Kids’ Club Event Invitations:
    • Your own membership card (ages 6 – 18 years)
    • Kids’ Club activities just for members!
    • Club Card to collect stamps and earn cool prizes
    • Subscription to What’s Insight Kids
    • 10% discount on events and programs including spring break and summer camps

    Refer a Friend Benefit

    Receive one free complimentary guest day pass when you refer a friend and they purchase a membership.*

    *Just one day pass will be issued per membership purchase transaction. To be considered a valid referral your friend must provide your valid membership number plus mailing address and first and last name during purchase.

    Tax receipt for CRA approved amount

    Exclusive early morning gallery viewings with coffee and newspapers (check your eBulletins for details)
    Complimentary Guest Day Pass TwoTwoFour
    Exclusive tours led by a museum expert TwoFour
    Reciprocal privileges to over 500 selected museums and art galleries across North America *Please note that list is subject to change
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    Eligibility to host event (with appropriate rental fee)
    Recognition on annual donor wall

    Affinity Memberships: Where history and community come together!

    The Affinity Membership program combines the love for BC’s natural and human history, with the love of community spirit. By becoming an Affinity Member, you give yourself an opportunity to visit the Museum and Archives as many times as you’d like throughout the year. Furthermore, you will have special perks that are only applicable to Affinity Members (see the “Levels and Benefits” for more information).

    Perhaps more importantly, your Affinity Membership includes a tax deductible donation that helps us with the conservation of our collection. This allows us to showcase our collection to people within our community, including 35,000 school children in formal groups who visit us each year. Your contribution allows us to support the learning and development of school children in our community.

    To become an Affinity Member, please contact:

    shaun-cerisanoShaun Cerisano, Annual Campaigns Manager.

    Annual Adult (19+)$62.95
    Annual Senior (65+)$57.60
    Annual Student (19+ with valid student ID)$57.60
    Annual Youth (6 to 18 years)$30.95
    Annual Family (maximum 5: two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18)$125.90
    Annual Child (5 and under)Free
    Affinity Collector (maximum 5: two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18)$350**
    Affinity Conservator(maximum 5: two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18)$750**
    Affinity Guardian (maximum 5: two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18)$1000**

    *Prices are subject to change and include all applicable taxes. Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.

    **Affinity membership price includes a family membership subscription fee of $125.90 and a voluntary tax-receiptable donation for the remaining amount.

    Members get all the perks!

    Upgrade to a membership on the same day as your visit and your admission fee is deducted from your membership purchase.*

    * Valid for same-day purchases only. Proof of purchase is required. Not valid for phone or web orders. Royal BC Museum memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable. No cash value.

    A Thank You for when You Renew

    Renew your membership before it expires and receive two complimentary guest day passes!

    Don’t miss out on another year of discovery with the Royal BC Museum:

    View upcoming exhibitions
    View events calendar

    Attention International Student Identity Cardholders

    Are you currently a student and just seeking unlimited admission to the Royal BC Museum? Present your ISIC card to the box office and receive the ISIC Royal BC Museum Membership for just $30.95.

    NOTE: The ISIC Membership level includes unlimited admission only. All other annual membership benefits are not included.

    Purchase Multiple Memberships and Save!*

    Planning to add to your employee benefits package? Know a group of people or more that would enjoy the Royal BC Museum? Save when you purchase five or more memberships within the same transaction**.

    Family Membership Regular Rate: $94.29 + tax
    Purchase 5 – 15 and get 10% off: $84.86 each + tax
    Purchase 15 – 50 and get 12% off: $82.97 each + tax

    Ask about larger bulk purchases and discounts.

    Contact for more information.

    * Discount applies only when five or more memberships are purchased at the same time.
    ** All first and last names of family members & the corporation’s billing address must be provided at time of purchase.

    Becoming a Member

    You can join online, by visiting the box office at the museum, or by printing and completing the application form and mailing it to:

    Membership Department
    Royal BC Museum
    675 Belleville Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

    You can renew online by logging in, by visiting the box office at the museum, or by printing and completing the application form and mailing it to:

    Membership Department
    Royal BC Museum
    675 Belleville Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

    You can purchase a gift membership online, by visiting the box office at the museum, or by printing and completing the application form and mailing it to:

    Membership Department
    Royal BC Museum
    675 Belleville Street
    Victoria, BC V8W 9W2

    With each gift membership you purchase, you will receive a package that can be redeemed at the box office. When purchasing a gift membership, enter only your contact information. The recipients’  contact information will be collected once they redeem their gift card.

    We offer senior, student and youth membership rates; please see the “Prices” tab.

    If your child turns six during the year of your membership, they are still free until your membership expires.

    Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

    Bring your Royal BC Museum admission ticket to the box office on the same day as your visit and we will deduct the cost of your museum admission from your membership.

    Current Members

    Members enjoy express entry. During feature exhibitions, members may require a timed entry ticket to visit the galleries. Timed entry tickets help us manage occupancy levels in the galleries to ensure you have an enjoyable visit.

    As a member, you are entitled to entry to all of our permanent and feature exhibitions as many times as you like.

    As a member, you receive 10% off your guest’s museum admission — up to two people per visit. Affinity members receive between two and four complementary guest passes per year. Check out more member benefits under the “Levels and Benefits” tab.

    To ensure you continue to receive up-to-date information about what’s on at the Royal BC Museum and continue to receive our What’s INsight magazine please let us know of your email or address change by contacting the membership department at 250-387-3287 or via email at

    Want to go green? By giving us your email address, you are helping us keep our carbon footprint small. Please make this request to the membership department at 250-387-3287 or via email at

    Member Benefits

    We are continuously working with other museums and organizations to offer our members benefits. For more information on our current partners, please see the “Levels and Benefits” tab.

    Events and Programs

    You can purchase event or program tickets online and receive your member discount by signing in. If you don’t have an account with us but are a member, please create a new account.

    Membership Cards

    Memberships are specific to the individual member and are non-transferable.

    When you purchase your membership in person at the box office, you will receive your card immediately. If you purchase your membership online or by mail, your cards will be mailed to you within 5-10 business days.

    Membership cards can be replaced; please visit the box office. A $5 card replacement fee applies.

    Please contact the membership department at 250-387-3287 or via email at


    More Information

    For membership enquires, please contact:

    Kathryn Swanson, Membership and Marketing Coordinator


    Membership rewards you with unlimited family fun. Kids’ Club is a free members’ only program that introduces children to the museum and archival collections and exhibitions.

    Sign up at the box office today and receive:kidsclub

    • Your own membership card (ages six+)
    • Unlimited access to the permanent galleries and feature exhibitions
    • Kids’ Club activities, just for members
    • Club Card to collect stamps and earn cool prizes
    • What’s inSight Kids magazine subscription
    • 10% discount on events and programs, including
      spring break and summer camp

    Must be a Royal BC Museum youth member to join (six – 18 years).
    Email address required for event and activity notifications.

    Log in to become a member, renew your membership or reserve your spot in one of our events!

    Learn more about our membership benefits or join today.

    View Kids’ Club Event Listings

     Adult Learning
     Archives Lecture Series
     BC Archives
     Behind The Scenes
     Community Consultations
     Feature Length Tours
     Gold Rush
     Human History
     Kids and Families
     Kids' Club
     Live @ Lunch
     Lobby Screen What's On
     Museum Tours
     Natural History
     Night Shift
     Quest Lecture Series
     School Programs
     Snapshot Tours (30mins)
     Species at Risk
     Wonder Sunday
     BC Archives
     Royal BC Museum
     BC Archives
     Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC
     Clifford Carl Hall
     Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park
     Esquimalt Lagoon
     Fisherman's Wharf
     Fort Langley Historic Site – The Theatre
     Helmcken House
     IMAX Victoria
     Interior Savings Centre
     Island View Beach
     Macaulay Point
     Modern History Gallery
     Natural History Gallery
     Netherlands Centennial Carillon
     Newcombe Hall
     Offsite- Clover Point
     Our Living Languages
     RBCM Boardroom
     Richmond Cultural Centre
     Royal BC Museum
     Royal BC Museum Campus
     St. Ann's Academy
     St. Ann's School House
     Student Classroom
     Student Lunchroom
     The Exploration Place
     The Laurel Packinghouse
     Uplands Park
     Vancouver Public Library
     Vic Theatre
     Willows Beach