The Royal BC Museum is committed to sharing BC’s rich history with people across the province and around the world. Our responsibility at the Royal BC Museum is to discover, protect, and share those stories. By becoming a member your support enables us to develop and preserve our collections for future generations. We invite you to become a member today and support your museum and archives while discovering something new. Members of the Royal BC Museum get unlimited access to feature exhibition Vikings: Lives Beyond the Legends, discounts and special invitations to events and so much more!

Planning on Purchasing a Membership?
Please note: Due to popular demand we have run out of Membership Cards. You are still able to attend the museum without your card but you must check-in at the box office to gain entry. If you are purchasing at the box office, please confirm how you would like to receive your cards. We can mail them to you or you can pick them up at a later date. Membership Cards will be sent or available for pick-up from July 28.


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Royal BC Museum Membership Benefits**


Annual Fee***
Adult (19+)$62.95
Senior (65+)$57.60
Student (19+ with valid student ID)$57.60
Youth (6 to 18 years)$30.95
Family (maximum 5: two persons 19+ and up to three persons 6 to 18)$105.60
Child (5 and under)Free

Gift Membership

The most thoughtful card you’ll ever send. A Royal BC Museum membership unlocks a world of discovery, making it the ideal gift for anyone, any time. With millions of years of history and over 7 million artifacts and specimens, one visit is never enough. Buy now.

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

** Some restrictions may apply. Download Membership Benefits PDF.

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

  • 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

View Members Only Event Listings
Log in to reserve your spot!

Learn more about our membership benefits or join today.


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How’s your corporate culture?

Corporate MembershipA Corporate Membership at the Royal BC Museum gives organizations of any size the opportunity to support one of the foremost cultural institutions in the world. Your support enables us to care for our collections and archives, to bring in world-class exhibitions and offer educational programming. Perfect for corporate gifts, employee incentives or year-end bonuses. Discover all the ways it pays to be a member. There are many ways to support your museum, ask us how today.

Jennifer Vanderzee, Membership and Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 250-387-3287

Becoming a Member

You can join online, by visit 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 membership page.

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. Check out more member benefits.

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 email us 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 email us 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 membership page.

Events & 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 email us at


More Information

For membership enquires, please contact:

Kathryn Swanson, Membership and Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 250-387-3287