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

Explore

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

Making Memories
10 Apr 2014

New seniors program! Maritime Memories

Maritime Memories, a new program has been added for groups with seniors with a tour and interaction with items from the  collection.

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War of 1812
24 Mar 2014

Timelapse of the War of 1812 exhibit

Catch a behind the scenes look at what goes into installing an exhibit. Captured in a time lapse video see the War of 1812 arrive at the Maritime!

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War of 1812 screen
14 Mar 2014

War of 1812 at the Maritime

The War of 1812 traveling exhibit is now on display until Apr 22. A large display, you will be able to walk through it, hear stories about West Coast involvement in the War of 1812 and use the interactive touch table.

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11 Mar 2014

Chat with a Model Maker

Stop in and visit Tom in our model shop where he is working every Wed from 10:30 to 1pm and chat about the art of model making.

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Seahorse
23 Feb 2014

Treasures from Within: From the Ocean

This display on Mar 4 – Apr 28 highlights a visually fascinating assortment of specimens relating to animals of the Pacific and beyond.

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11 Feb 2014

Massive Marine Garage Sale

An annual event, the Massive Marine Garage Sale is on this Saturday, April 12  at Ogden Point from 9am-1pm. Also, the Museum is accepting donations of items to sell which will benefit the programs and operations of the Maritime Museum.

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