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Maritime Museum of BC

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634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
250-385-4222 http://mmbc.bc.ca/

January 2020

Tea & Talks: The Battle of Petropavlosk

January 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: THE BATTLE OF PETROPAVLOSK

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February 2020

Museum Tots: All Aboard the Steamship

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: ALL ABOARD THE STEAMSHIP ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of…

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Workshop: Sea Glass Jewelry

February 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Spruce up your wardrobe by accessorizing with sea glass – also known as “mermaid tears”! Create your own sea glass necklace, bracelet, earrings, or other one-of-a-kind jewelry at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (Victoria, BC). Using locally sourced material, our workshop leader will guide you through the wire-wrapping process, connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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Museum Tots: Valentine’s Day

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: VALENTINE'S DAY ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Knotical Love

February 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

  Looking for something special for that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Join us at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia for our Knotical Love Workshop! Our workshop leader will guide you through the process of creating a “love knot” macrame necklace or bracelet, while sharing stories of our coastal maritime traditions and legends of love. Once finished, we’ll complete the gift by creating a custom card out of re-purposed nautical charts, using iris folding techniques! Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of…

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Tea & Talks: The Battle of Guadalcanal

February 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: Military Action in the Pacific: The Battle of Guadalcanal

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Museum Tots: Family

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: FAMILY ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Sea Glass Jewelry

February 15 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Spruce up your wardrobe by accessorizing with sea glass – also known as “mermaid tears”! Create your own sea glass necklace, bracelet, earrings, or other one-of-a-kind jewelry at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (Victoria, BC). Using locally sourced material, our workshop leader will guide you through the wire-wrapping process, connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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Museum Tots: Water Safety

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: WATER SAFETY ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Nautical Chart Art

February 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$34.99

Repurpose outdated, local, nautical charts into works of art at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia! Our workshop leader will guide you through the process of creating 3-D nautical chart art, using iris and origami techniques, and framing your piece in a beautiful shadow box for you to easily hang at home. Choose from one of many local charts, now outdated, but which were once used by sailors around the British Columbian coast. During the workshop, listen to tales of…

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Tea & Talks: Naval Gunnery and the Evolution of the Cannon

February 27 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: Naval Gunnery and the Evolution of the Cannon

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Museum Tots: How To Not Crash Your Boat

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: HOW TO NOT CRASH YOUR BOAT ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the…

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Workshop: Sea Glass Jewelry

February 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Spruce up your wardrobe by accessorizing with sea glass – also known as “mermaid tears”! Create your own sea glass necklace, bracelet, earrings, or other one-of-a-kind jewelry at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (Victoria, BC). Using locally sourced material, our workshop leader will guide you through the wire-wrapping process, connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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March 2020

Museum Tots: Bird is the Word

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: BIRD IS THE WORD ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of…

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Workshop: “Knotty” Coffee Table Decor

March 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Brush up on your knot-tying skills at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia’s “Knotty” Décor Workshop! Whether you are an amateur knot-enthusiast or an experienced mariner, our workshop leaders will guide you through the process of creating your own “knotty” coasters, napkin rings, and wine charm. Our interpretative guide will also share stories of the classic boats that have called the coast of BC home. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). CLICK HERE TO…

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Tea & Talks: The Noxious World of Naval Medicine

March 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: DUTCHY’S DIARIES: THE Noxious World of Naval Medicine

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Museum Tots: Shipbuilding

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: SHIPBUILDING ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Sea Glass Jewelry

March 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Spruce up your wardrobe by accessorizing with sea glass – also known as “mermaid tears”! Create your own sea glass necklace, bracelet, earrings, or other one-of-a-kind jewelry at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (Victoria, BC). Using locally sourced material, our workshop leader will guide you through the wire-wrapping process, connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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Museum Tots: Spring into Spring

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: SPRING INTO SPRING ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the…

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Workshop: Beachy Terrarium

March 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$34.99

Bring the tranquility of the beach back home by creating your own beachy terrarium at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia! Our workshop leader will teach you the knotting techniques of macramé, before guiding you through the process of filling your glass terrarium with locally sourced materials, all the while connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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Tea & Talks: The History of the Royal Navy in Esquimalt

March 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: DUTCHY’S DIARIES: The History of the Royal Navy in Esquimalt BC 1812 to 1914

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Museum Tots: Lighthouses

March 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: LIGHTHOUSES ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Sea Glass Jewelry

March 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Spruce up your wardrobe by accessorizing with sea glass – also known as “mermaid tears”! Create your own sea glass necklace, bracelet, earrings, or other one-of-a-kind jewelry at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (Victoria, BC). Using locally sourced material, our workshop leader will guide you through the wire-wrapping process, connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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April 2020

Museum Tots: Weird Water

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: WEIRD WATER ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Nautical Book Sculpting

April 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:30pm

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Book lovers are invited to join us at the Maritime Museum of BC, to breathe new life into vintage nautical books by transforming them into works of art! Our workshop leader will teach you the technique of book sculpting, by folding the pages into unique nautical scenes, all the while sharing local stories and folklore surrounding the sea. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** Dates Available: January 25 April 4 CLICK HERE…

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Tea & Talks: Changing Seas: Climate Change and the Salish Sea

April 9 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: DUTCHY’S DIARIES: Changing Seas: Climate Change and the Salish Sea

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Museum Tots: Easter

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: EASTER ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Tea & Talks: The Hot Springs Cove Story

April 23 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US EVERY OTHER THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR TEA AND TALKS! Museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artefacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments! This program FREE with museum admission or membership! THIS WEEK’S TALK: DUTCHY’S DIARIES: The Hot Springs Cove Story

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Museum Tots: Pirate School

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
Free

JOIN US SATURDAY MORNINGS FOR MUSEUM TOTS! This weekly program introduces children ages 3 – 5 to the fun world of museum learning. Each week’s program revolves around a new theme, encouraging children to learn through crafts, play, song, and dance. ****** THIS WEEK’S THEME: PIRATE SCHOOL ****** NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – DROP-INS WELCOME! For more information, please call us at 250.385.4222 or email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca. Please note: Parents are required to stay for the duration of the program.

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Workshop: Sea Glass Jewelry

April 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:30pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Maritime Museum of BC, 634 Humboldt St.
Victoria , BC V8W 1A4 Canada
$19.99

Spruce up your wardrobe by accessorizing with sea glass – also known as “mermaid tears”! Create your own sea glass necklace, bracelet, earrings, or other one-of-a-kind jewelry at the Maritime Museum of British Columbia (Victoria, BC). Using locally sourced material, our workshop leader will guide you through the wire-wrapping process, connecting each piece to stories and histories of local areas around Vancouver Island. Ticket includes admission to the Maritime Museum of BC (valid for 24 hours). ****** RESERVE YOUR SEAT…

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