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Press Releases


The Maritime Museum of British Columbia and Maritime Museum of the Atlantic are teaming up with Angus Adventures to attempt autonomous boat crossing of Atlantic Ocean

04 December 2017

Lieutenant Governor Will Present BC Maritime Achievement Awards

07 November 2017

The Memory Project Presentation at the Maritime Museum of BC this Remembrance Day

06 November 2017

The Sinking of the SS Princess Sophia

25 October 2017

Second Nautical Nights Speaker Series Featuring Colin and Julie Angus

17 October 2017

Refugium: Poems for the Pacific – Book Launch and Art Exhibition

26 September 2017

Maritime Museum of BC Launches New Speaker Series “Nautical Nights”

19 September 2017

Maritime Museum of BC Receives Funds from the Government of Canada for Travelling Exhibit

7 September 2017

Victoria Classic Boat Festival Celebrates 40 Years

28 August 2017

Maritime Museum of BC Launches Art Show A Boatbuilder’s Perspective by Tony Grove

16 May 2017

Maritime Museum of BC family passes now available at Greater Victoria Public Library

27 April 2017

Maritime Museum of BC Hosts Book Launch for Dr Elaine Gallagher

26 April 2017

Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist Paul Watson Launches Exciting New Book in Victoria

26 April 2017

Maritime Museum of BC Launches Online Library and Archives Catalogues

4 April 2017

Nominations Now Open for the SS Beaver Medal Award for Maritime Excellence

2 February 2017

Maritime Museum of BC Acquires a New Set of Captain Cook’s Published Journals

31 January 2017


2016 Beaver Medal Presentation Ceremony

16 November 2016

Pass-It Around Holiday Season Special Offer

10 November 2016

Mysteries of the HMS Erebus – Special Victoria Event

26 September 2016

Summer of Discovery and John Horton

July 20, 2016

John M. Horton Paintings To Highlight Opening of Captains Cook and Vancouver Exhibit at The Maritime Museum of BC

May 18, 2016

3 Ways Around the World Event

February 24, 2016


Flagship Tilikum Sets Sail for Her New Port

October 19, 2015

MMBC Announces Offer of Financial Support

August 20, 2015

MMBC Tenancy Timeline and Backgrounder

July 14, 2015

Nootka Court Press Release, July 2015

July 7, 2015

Pass it Around Press Release June 2015

June 10, 2015

Call for Nominations for the 2015 Beaver Medal for Marine Excellence
March 25, 2015

Maritime Museum packs artifacts, awaits news of a new home
February 9, 2015


Maritime Museum says goodbye to courthouse after 49 years
October 20, 2014

$10,000 Race to Alaska – Paddle, Row or Sail 
October 15, 2014

Maritime Museum signs option for Steamship Terminal
September 23, 2014

Maritime Museum of BC offers day camps to support families during teacher’s strike
September 9, 2014

Canada’s Titanic: the Empress of Ireland opens at the Maritime Museum of BC
May 21, 2014

Maritime Museum of BC invites British Columbians to celebrate 125th anniversary of Supreme Courthouse
January 28, 2014


New Year’s Day Levee at the Maritime Museum of BC
December 24, 2013

History meets art in new exhibit at the Maritime Museum
October 31, 2013

Lieutenant Governor will award 2013 Maritime Museum of British Columbia
SS Beaver medals to shipyard manager, long-time Prince Rupert port advocate, and marine publisher

September 24, 2013

Join in the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup with the Maritime Museum of BC
September 17, 2013

Maritime Museum looks to community to share stories from World War II convoys
September 11, 2013

Travelling exhibit Creature Comforts comes to the Maritime Museum of BC
August 20, 2013

Plaque unveiling honours Canadian Ambassador Alan Beesley and his work on the historic UN Law of the Sea Treaty
June 3, 2013

PERSEVERANCE: Some Reflections on 50 Years of the Canadian Sea King
April 23, 2013

Annual Massive Marine Garage Sale
April 16, 2013