Beacon Hill Park
Emily Carr House
The birthplace of BC's best-known painter, this bright-yellow gingerbread-style house has plenty of period rooms, plus displays on the...
Royal BC Museum
Start in the natural-history gallery on your visit to the province's best museum. Fronted by a beady-eyed woolly mammoth, it's lined...
Across from the museum, this handsome confection of turrets, domes and stained glass is the province's working legislature and is open...
The IMAX Theatre at the Royal BC Museum shows larger-than-life documentaries and Hollywood blockbusters.
Legislative Dining Room
One of Victoria's best-kept dining secrets, the Parliament Buildings has its own subsidized, old-school restaurant where both MLAs and...
Beacon Hill Park information
Lonely Planet review
Fringed by crashing ocean, this waterfront park is ideal for feeling the wind in your hair – check out the windswept trees along the cliff top. You'll also find a gigantic totem pole, Victorian cricket pitch and a marker for Mile 0 of Hwy 1, alongside a statue of Canadian legend Terry Fox. If you're here with kids, consider the popular children's farm as well; see www.beaconhillchildrensfarm.ca.