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


Come down to our Humboldt Street location to see a few treasures from our collections, to catch travelling exhibits, and to check out our maritime gift shop.

Events Calendar


We host a variety of events, so check out our Events Calendar to see what we have coming up next!

Library & Archives

Interested in conducting research in our collections? We have an extensive library and archives collection that you can access for your research! We offer a variety of research services including scans, prints, and reproductions of everything from our smallest photographs to our largest ships’ plans.

Support the Museum

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.

SS Princess Sophia Exhibition

With the help of partnering organizations, the MMBC is commemorating the tragic sinking of the SS Princess Sophia, the worst marine disaster in the Pacific Northwest, through an international travelling exhibition that is set to launch in 2018. Photo: Alaska State Library, John Grainger Postcard Collection, ASL-P255-79-79