Royal B.C. Museum
May 16 to November 11, 2014
The first North American stop for this exhibition, Vikings challenges our commonly held beliefs as they emerge in a fascinating new light. Insights into Viking domestic life, death rituals, the significance of their craft, the power of mythology and the symbolism of their ships are explored in this interactive exhibition. See hundreds of rare artifacts – jewellery, swords, axes, and clothing – many of which have never been shown outside Scandinavia.
This exhibition is a joint venture between and produced by The Swedish History Museum in Sweden and MuseumsPartner in Austria.
The human and natural history of British Columbia, and features periodic exhibitions of international renown. Highly realistic and inviting displays, such as the Ice Age and Coastal Forest dioramas, provide visitors with a sense of having truly experienced the authentic settings of many exhibits.
Royal British Columbia Museum is at the corner of Belleville and Douglas Street, only a short one block walk from the hotel.
Museum: Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
IMAX: Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.
General admission is valid for the day of purchase and is non-transferable.