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

Courtroom in the Maritime Museum
21 Aug 2014

Court is in Session Tour – Aug 22 at 2pm

Join us for a tour of the fully restored 19th century courtroom and see the hidden gems of this 125 year old building. Included with admission.

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exterior building
20 Aug 2014

Ghosts of the Maritime Tour – Aug 23 at 2pm

Find out why the Maritime Museum of BC is known as the most haunted building in the most haunted city in Western Canada. Included with admission.

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Victoria Vice
15 Aug 2014

Victoria Vice Tours – Aug 22 & 23 at 8pm

Join us for an evening of mystery in Bastion Square on our Victoria Vice Tour at 8pm. Hear about notorious characters and tales of murder on Friday and Saturday nights at the Maritime on this tour for $15.

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05 Aug 2014

Family Day at the Maritime

Grab your little explorers and head to the Maritime on August 23 from 1- 4pm! Among many activities, build your very own model boat or create your own sea creature.  Special admission for our family days – $5 per person.

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Ghost Investigation
03 Aug 2014

Mini Ghost Investigation – Aug 23 at 9pm

For guests who want just a taste of a ghost investigation, join us for a mini-investigation on Aug 23 at 9pm. Investigation is $25 or pair it with a Victoria Vice Tour at 8pm for $35. Tickets available online, by phone or in person. 

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Empress of Ireland
30 Jul 2014

Summer Featured Exhibits

Think you’ve seen all the Maritime has to offer? This summer, the Maritime is hosting two new featured exhibits, Canada’s Titanic: The Empress of Ireland and the Field Trip Project. Don’t miss them before they are gone!

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