The Royal BC Museum Corporation is one of Canada’s greatest cultural treasures. The museum was founded in 1886; the Archives, in 1894. In 2003, these two organizations joined to become British Columbia’s combined provincial museum and archives, collecting artifacts, documents and specimens of British Columbia’s natural and human history, safeguarding them for the future and sharing them with the world.

The collection was established in 1886 and ceased acquisitions in present.

Taxonomic range

Kingdoms covered include: Animalia.

Geographic range

RBCM collections include specimens from around the world, but primarily focus on British Columbia and surrounding areas

Number of specimens in the collection

The estimated number of specimens in the Royal British Columbia Museum - Invertebrate Zoology collection is 65,000.

Of these 64,803 are databased. This represents 99.7 % of the collection.

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Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Royal British Columbia Museum - Invertebrate Zoology collection has an estimated 65,000 specimens.
The collection has databased 99.7 % of these (64,803 records).

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