The Ashton Armoury Museum, located in the LGen E.C. Ashton Armoury was established in 1994 to maintain, honour and promote the histories of our local Communications (Signals), Logistic, Medical and Military Police units, their Canadian Forces Branches and predecessor Army Corps. **RE-OPENING TO THE PUBLIC ON JUNE 14, 2022** The museum is a secure, well-managed,
Ross Bay Cemetery is located at 1516 Fairfield Road. Many historical figures from the early days of the province and colony of British Columbia are buried at Ross Bay. It's a beautiful setting and a great place to wander around and look at all the headstones and see if you can find some of the
The Maritime Museum of BC Location: After our move from our long-term home in Bastion Square, we are now located downtown on Humboldt. St, close to the Inner Harbour and across the street from The Empress. This was an amazing museum when it was housed in Bastion Square. The move is still fairly new (as
The Canadian Scottish Regimental Museum The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary’s) Regimental Museum is located upstairs in the heritage building of the Bay Street Armoury at 715 Bay St. in Victoria, BC. This museum is an accredited museum of the Canadian Forces and was opened by the Regiment’s Colonel-in-Chief, Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, GCVO, CD,
For the military buffs in the family, the Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum is something to check out! The museum follows the development of the naval presence on the West Coast of Canada. It traces this development from its beginnings in 1848 when Esquimalt Harbour - large, sheltered, and close to Victoria -- began to
Attention all Aviation Enthusiasts! The British Columbia Aviation Museum is a major attraction on Vancouver Island, located next to the Victoria International Airport at 1910 Norseman Rd in Sidney. There are many interesting aircraft, engines, pictures, models and artifacts. In the Memorial Room you will find many artifacts from the wars that Canadians fought, either
St. Ann's Academy National Historic Site St. Ann's Academy Walk through the wrought-iron gate, along the drive, up the grand staircase and in the former school’s formal entrance. View the 1920’s era parlours then enter the chapel. Once Victoria’s first Roman Catholic Cathedral, it was built in 1858 and moved and added
A must-do for any visitor to Victoria is a trip to the Royal BC Museum. Located at 675 Belleville St., across from the Provincial Legislature Bldgs., and just down from the Empress Hotel/Convention Centre, the Royal BC Museum is a great way to spend a few hours - or while away an afternoon!