For guests who are not IMAX® Annual Pass holders to enjoy a film.

For current Annual Pass holders and access to discounted companion admissions.

Visit the Permanent and Feature Exhibitions at the Royal BC Museum as well as a same day IMAX® Film.

Reduced rates for groups of fifteen or more, or schools visiting as part of their curriculum.

You can skip the Box Office with online ticketing, or purchase tickets in person from 9:45am to the start of the last film.

View the Admission Rates, browse our Accessibility Page or Reserved Seating FAQ and make sure to come early for the snacks!

Ticket Refunds – Online Tickets and Tickets with a Reserved Seat are Non-Refundable. For all other tickets, no refunds will be offered after the event has begun or the entry time has passed. Processing charges are non-refundable.
Ticket Exchanges – No exchanges will be offered 30 minutes prior to the start of a film. In person and general online tickets may be exchanged on-site at the box office. Annual Pass online tickets cannot be exchanged, but must be authorized to be refunded and repurchased 48 hours prior to the film entry time.
Processing Charge – A processing charge will be added to any sale made via internet and is assessed on a per ticket basis. These charges are non-refundable.
Exchanges requested by phone or email should be submitted at least 48 hours in advance of the film date to ensure they are processed prior to the start of the film.
If you have questions or would like to exchange your tickets please contact Guest Services at (250) 480-4887 or email
For safety reasons, entry 10 minutes after the film has begun is not permitted.
The concession closes 5 minutes before the start of the last film. Outside Food and Drink are not permitted inside the theatre.
Annual Pass holders are required to present their valid pass at the box office, and to the usher upon entry to the theatre, for tickets purchased online and in person.
Select shows have Reserved Seating and are indicated by (RS). Seat selection is the last step of the online ticketing process, after entering your payment details. Individual seat selection is not available in person half past the hour to the start of the film. View the theatre seating map or Learn More
3D Glasses will be distributed upon entry to the theatre. These glasses are unique to our Laser Projection System and are not compatible with other 3D theatres or 3D televisions.
The theatre is wheelchair accessible with space for up to 6 wheelchairs. Upon entry to the theatre, connect with an Usher with your requirements. Accessibility Information
In addition to the Biggest Screen in BC, the theatre has 12 channel immersive audio. For those with sensitive hearing, earplugs are available from an usher.
If you require your online Annual Pass tickets to be resent - click here. General Tickets or Royal BC Museum member tickets can be reprinted at the box office.
$1 processing fee applies for Annual Pass online tickets.
Royal BC Members look for the “Member Login” button on the general ticketing page for access to ticketing options.
Daily showtimes are posted 2 – 4 weeks in advance once confirmed.
All times are subject to change and ticket availability is not reflected above. Purchase advance tickets for guaranteed seating.
Library Screenings are requested by School groups and are open to the public.

IMAX & Royal BC Museum Admission Rates

IMAX® Film
IMAX® Film
IMAX® Film
& Museum (two days)
Only (one day)
Adult (19+)11.9515.9536.9527.95
Youth (6 to 18)10.2513.5026.7521.25
Senior (65+)10.2513.5026.7521.25
Student (19+ with ID)10.7514.0027.2521.75
Child (3 to 5)5.408.655.405.40
Annual Pass HolderUnlimited6.50 (2D) | 7.50 (3D)20% off Museum Admission
Add another 45 minute IMAX® film on the same day for $6.95 per film. Show your first film ticket at the Box Office to receive Double Feature pricing on the second same-day ticket.
Rates include GST. Add $1 for 3D films. No charge for infants seated on parents lap.
Bringing fifteen or more? See our Group Rates

IMAX® Films are documentary style films with running times of up to approximately 45 minutes. Hollywood Films are full length feature films enhanced for the IMAX® screen with running times greater than 60 minutes.