Royal BC Museum Blog

Hello fellow museum-lovers! Thanks for visiting the Royal BC Museum’s Blog—a virtual cabinet of curiosities featuring our collections, archives, activities and people.

The field trip is dead. Long live the field trip!

October 14, 2020

"How will you take advantage of this unique learning environment?"

That’s the question Brad Cunningham’s students have to answer before they are accepted into Flexible Studies, a powerful Grade...

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Calling all citizen scientists!

October 2, 2020

Giant spiders and tiny birds, whale bones and weird wriggly worms. Since the Royal BC Museum was founded in 1886, we’ve been helping British Columbians—and researchers from all around the world—to identify unusual species and help interpret their...

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Welcome J57: We share this precious bond

September 11, 2020

In 2018, it broke our collective hearts to watch Tahlequah, aka Southern Resident orca J35, carry her stillborn calf at the surface of the sea for more than two weeks. Earlier this month, she once again gave birth, and at the time of this...

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