Image Credit: Melanie Grisak


Join us for themed outdoor field trips led by museum staff and community collaborators. For information on meeting locations, age and mobility guidelines, see event pages below. All events are by donation.

Fieldtripper events typically happen four or more times a year. Event details, dates and tickets will be listed below as they become available. 

And in the meantime, check out our calendar of events for other events coming up.

Upcoming Fieldtrippers Events

April 4, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
By donation
Trees like dawn redwoods, sequoias, gingkos, magnolias and araucarias (monkey puzzle trees) were common during the age of dinosaurs, but are relatively rare today. Many of these species can be found in Beacon Hill Park. Join curator of palaeontology...
Royal BC Museum biologists dragging in a seine net.
June 7, 2020 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
By Donation

This World Oceans Week, join curator of vertebrate zoology Dr. Gavin Hanke and invertebrates collections manager Heidi Gartner, as they conduct a beach seine at Willows Beach. Friends of Uplands Park...

People watching whales from the shore.
August 22, 2020 (All day)
By Donation
Join us for this special Fieldtripper in honour of Orcas: Our Shared Future exhibition. We’ll ferry together to Lyall Harbour on Saturna Island, then shuttle to East Point in Gulf Islands National Park...
Coastline at East Sooke Regional Park, Vancouver Island
September 19, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
By Donation

Join Dr. Gavin Hanke, curator of vertebrate zoology, and a CRD Regional Parks naturalist for a walk along the Coast Trail to learn all about whales. We’ll...

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