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Learn about this extraordinary community on Vancouver Island, established in 1917 by a man named Mayo Singh.

Landscapes of Injustice
This pathway examines the displacement and dispossession of thousands of Japanese Canadians in Canada in the 1940s.

Hope Meets Action
This pathway is connected to the exhibition Hope Meets Action: Echoes Through the Black Continuum. The exhibition and pathway explores the connections between historical and contemporary Black experiences throughout BC.

Orcas are embedded in human culture, from the screen to aquariums, mass media has shown the world the beauty of this species and how human behavior controls their fate. There is so much more for us to learn about orca culture and what they need to survive.

Glass Sponges
Dive into the world of ancient deep-sea biodiversity hotspots called glass sponge reefs.

Mountain Dinosaur of BC
Almost 50 years ago a geologist found dinosaur fossils in northern BC. Today those fossils are in the Royal BC Museum collection. Curator of palaeontology Dr. Victoria Arbour studies those fossils. Find out about her exciting discoveries!

Meet the Mammoth

Meet the Mammoth

Learn about the Ice Age and the Woolly Mammoths who lived there. Using images, video and objects we will learn about how Woolly Mammoths adapted to survive in the Ice Age. There are lots of opportunities for questions and interaction. Digital Field Trips are inquiry based and staff led. We can adapt Digital Field Trips…

J’aime les mots 2022Staff Playlist

J’aime les mots 2022

Cette galerie d’images a été sélectionnée pour l’activité J’aime les mots, qui se déroule du 30 septembre au 28 octobre 2022 dans le cadre du volet scolaire des Journées de la culture. Tirées des Archives de la Colombie-Britannique, ces photos sont dans le domaine public. Elles peuvent donc être copiées et utilisées librement pour la…

Dr. Kathryn Bridge

Hair Garland

Dr. Kathryn Bridge
This 19th-century wreath is made of woven strands of hair from many members of the Charter family. It is decorated with faux pearls and metal beads.
Marji Johns

Gathering the Past

Marji Johns
Marji Johns, Paleontology Collections Manager (Retired), explains the importance of collecting and donating fossils.