Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Victoria

Victoria is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Victoria one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Victoria is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Victoria or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Victoria. Explore the historical monuments of Victoria with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Victoria guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Victoria page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Victoria with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Royal British Columbia Museum

    #1 of 6 Historical Places in Victoria
    Royal British Columbia Museum

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Address: 675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    A natural and human history museum that showcases various permanent and temporary exhibits based on the history and culture of British Columbia.  The permanent galleries are the Natural History, ...Read more

  2. Craigdarroch Castle

    #2 of 6 Historical Places in Victoria
    Craigdarroch Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Tourist Center

    Address: 1050 Joan Crescent, Victoria, BC V8S 3L5, Canada

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Contrary to its name, the Craigdarroch Castle is actually a grand mansion and not a real castle. It was built for wealthy entrepreneur, Robert Dunsmuir between 1887 and 1890. It is a very popular tour...Read more

  3. British Columbia Legislature Building

    #3 of 6 Historical Places in Victoria
    British Columbia Legislature Building

    Tags: Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: 501 Belleville Street, Victoria, BC V8V 2L8, Canada

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The parliament buildings are open to public throughout the year. Overlooking the Inner Harbour, the beautiful architecture of these buildings and interest in the workings of British Columbia's Legisla...Read more

  4. Chinatown

    #4 of 6 Historical Places in Victoria

    Tags: Bar, Historical Site, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Fisgard St., Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Downtown)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The oldest Chinatown in Canada is the one located in Victoria. It is a popular tourist area in the city. The famous narrow Fan Tan Alley, the historic buildings, numerous Chinese businesses, restauran...Read more

  5. Emily Carr House

    #5 of 6 Historical Places in Victoria
    Emily Carr House

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: 207 Government Street, Victoria, BC V8V 2K8, Canada

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    A National Historic Site of Canada, Emily Carr House is the childhood home of the famous artist and writer. The house and gardens are beautifully maintained and there is a small gift shop where good b...Read more

  6. Government House

    #6 of 6 Historical Places in Victoria
    Government House

    Tags: Garden, Mansion

    Address: 1401 Rockland Ave, Victoria, BC V8S 1V9, Canada

    If you are travelling in British Columbia, then don't forget to take a look at the Government House. The gorgeous mansion used to be the official residence of the Governors. Currently, it gets used as...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Victoria

  • Save 7% Zodiac Whale Watching Marine Wildlife Excursion from Victoria
    Zodiac Whale Watching Marine Wildlife Excursion from Victoria New on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs 30 Mins

    Enjoy a 2.5 hour marine wildlife tour on a zodiac vessel! Every tour is led by a certified marine naturalist with a high-degr...

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  • Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria
    Ghostly Walking Tour in Victoria 4 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Behind Victorias old-world charm lie tales of eccentric characters, heroic deeds, intrigue, love, humour, hangings, murder an...

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  • Historical Chinatown Walking Tour
    Historical Chinatown Walking Tour 6 Reviews

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Savor the sights, sounds and stories of Canada's oldest Chinatown on this 90-minute walking tour. Follow in the footsteps of ...

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  • Victoria Guided Food and History Tour
    Victoria Guided Food and History Tour 36 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    This 2-hour tour begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops at The Harmonious Gates of Interest, Fan Tan Alley, ...

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