Maritime Museum

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Vancouver Maritime Museum

Logically located on the waterfront of Vanier Park is the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Opening its doors in 1959, the museum strives to present the seafaring history of Vancouver and and the Canadian Arctic. Within the walls of the museum, visitors will find models of historically significant vessels as well as actual artifacts from various expeditions. Notably present is the St. Roch, an arctic exploration vessel, as well as maritime art, a library and historical archives. The museum even hosts some of the hand drawn charts from the Pacific exploration by Captain Cook himself.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much time should I spend at the museum?
You can easily spend between 2 and 3 hours at the museum.
Where is the museum located?
The Maritime Museum is located at 1905 Ogden Avenue, in Vanier Park.
Is the Vancouver Maritime Museum appropriate for children?
Absolutely. The Vancouver Maritime Museum has something for everyone. With a focus on exploration and learning, the museum has recently renovated the Children’s Maritime Discovery Centre. With lots of hands-on displays, children of all ages have plenty to do!