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

Victoria Vice Tour
19 Sep 2014

Victoria Vice Tours are back!

Missed our riveting summer tour? Catch a Victoria Vice Tour on a Friday or Saturday night during September at 8pm. Our guide will share stories of those that lived, loved and died in Bastion Square. Catch this tour this week on Sept 19 or 20.

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women at sea
15 Sep 2014

Women at Sea Tour – Sept 20 at 1pm

Our Women at Sea Tour illuminates the often untold stories of intelligent, brave and often eccentric women from the 17th century to the present day. Included with admission.

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Court is in Session Tour
15 Sep 2014

Court is in Session Tour – Sept 21 at 1pm

Join us for a tour of the fully restored 19th century courtroom and learn about the characters who laid the foundation for the city of Victoria. Included with admission.

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Empress of Ireland
15 Sep 2014

Empress of Ireland Tour – Sept 21 at 2pm

Walk through the Empress of Ireland with our guide who will share what life was like aboard the Empress of Ireland and what happened on that fateful day. Included with admission.

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09 Sep 2014

Maritime Book Club – Sept 21 at 2pm

This month we will be discussing Marlyn Horsdal’s The Judge and the Lady, a historical fiction set in late-nineteenth-century Victoria. By donation.

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30 Aug 2014

Treasures from Within: Classic Boats

In this installment of Treasures from Within see some photographs from classic boat festivals gone by and add your maritime memory to the display. On until Sept 30.

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