Experience British Columbia's maritime heritage and discover the inspirational stories that create BC's amazing culture.


Learn more about our current and upcoming exhibits.

With nine galleries, the Maritime has lots to see and do during your visit. With changing exhibits, there is always a new story waiting to be discovered.

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Engage & Learn

Find out more about our rich programs and historical tours.

The Maritime offers a range of programs and tours to enhance your experience. Whether you are a family, adult, teacher, or group you are bound to find something you can dig into.

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Get Involved

Become a member, donate or volunteer at the Museum.

Your support as a member, donor or volunteer is vital to the Maritime! Your involvement ensures that your museum continues to be one of BC’s greatest treasures for generations to come.

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Visit Us

Find out more information on planning a visit to the museum.

Climb aboard our ship for kids, take a ride in our historic elevator and check out Modelmania!  The Maritime has something for everyone.

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Latest News & Events

Smuggling Tour
16 Oct 2014

Smuggling Tour – Oct 17 at 1pm

Discover the dark and dangerous history of BC’s illegal maritime industries on our Smuggling Tour. Included with admission.

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Courtroom in the Maritime Museum
15 Oct 2014

Court is in Session Tour – Oct 18 at 1pm

Learn about the Supreme Courthouse of BC and the notable characters that were influential when Victoria was in its infancy on our Court is in Session Tour. Included with admission.

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Ghost Investigation
14 Oct 2014

Haunted Hallways Ghost Tour – Oct 17 and 18 at 8pm

Join us for our in-depth, one hour ghost tour which will take you into the farthest reaches of the darkest corridors and past the creakiest doors in this historic structure. Get your tickets online today!

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MMBC Great War concert
13 Oct 2014

A Tribute to the Great War in Songs and Stories – Nov 8

Come join us for a trip through the story of the First World War told through song and first-hand accounts! Tickets are $12 plus GST and can be purchased online or by contacting khumble@mmbc.bc.ca or 250-385-4222 ext. 112

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23 Sep 2014

Maritime Museum signs option for Steamship Terminal

A six month option-to-lease has been signed for the causeway level of the Steamship Terminal, with Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA). We are keen to settle arrangements that would see the Maritime Museum celebrate a grand re-opening in 2015.

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22 Sep 2014

In the Key of Sea: Benefit Concert – Nov 7 at 7:30pm

Join the Greater Victoria Concert Band at the First Metropolitan United Church for an evening of fantastic nautical themed music. Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to support the Maritime Museum of BC.  (Suggested donation $15)

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