Fall Filled With Museum Riches

On southern Vancouver Island we’re blessed with amazing falls that last long into the last days of October. The days are warm and dry, the evenings cool, and the colours of fall are apparent everywhere throughout Victoria.

It’s a perfect time to put on a light jacket, head out of the front doors of The Victoria Regent, coffee in hand, and explore the shops, attractions, and museums of British Columbia’s Capital City.

The Royal BC Museum is the gold standard of natural history museums in British Columbia, and until October 31 Gold Rush! El Dorado in BC is still able to be enjoyed.

In 1858 a dramatic migration of people came to British Columbia, answering the call of “Gold!”, and the province was never the same again. This fascinating era of history comes to life through interactive displays, rare artifacts, and an international perspective.

And they’re pulling out all the stops for Halloween.

Night Shift: Nightmare at the Museum will be an interactive evening inspired by all the things that go bump in the night. From the creepy-crawly to the downright terrifying, Nightmare at the Museum will showcase a side of the Royal BC Museum patrons have never seen before. The museum will come alive with dancing, delicious drinks and bites, live local music, spooky ghost tours, haunted forests, and diabolical decorations.

This is a night you won’t soon forget– and we’re pretty sure no spooks or spectres will follow you back on the short walk to the hotel afterwards.