Vancouver Maritime Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: 1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1A3, Canada
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6042578300
  • Ticket Price: 11 USD
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Library, Family And Kids, Natural History Museum

About Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver

Dedicated to preserve the nautical history of British Columbia and the Canadian Artic region, the Vancouver Maritime Museum has a vast collection of model ships, a Children’s Maritime Discover centre, a large collection of books, historical papers and documents kept in the library and a variety of maritime art.

The place arranges skill-based workshops for children including making boats models and is loved for its stories of nautical exploration and the technology.

Vancouver Maritime Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • During Winter opening hours the museum is closed on Mondays and have shorter hours on Sundays.
  • Thursday: 10:00am to 8:00pm (Late Night Thursdays - admission by donation Every Thursday 5:00pm to 8:00pm)

How To reach Vancouver Maritime Museum by Public Transport

  • By Bus: WB Cornwall Ave FS Cypress St
  • By Ferry: Maritime Museum Ferry Dock
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car, Bicycle or Scooter.

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  • 3.96% of people who visit Vancouver include Vancouver Maritime Museum in their plan

  • 42.68% of people start their Vancouver Maritime Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Vancouver Maritime Museum

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

94.01% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vancouver Maritime Museum

People normally club together The Liberty Distillery and Library Square while planning their visit to Vancouver Maritime Museum.

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Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver Reviews

  • The highlight of this museum is the massive ship it is built around. While there are great exhibits that offer you insight into some of the maritime history of Vancouver, I found it a little lacking. Would love to see more about how the maritime impacted Vancouver and the surrounding area. Kids will love it for the interactive areas and ability to move through with ease.

  • It's a smaller museum but I really liked the everything they had on display, the in house ship which you can go into, the model ships, the interactive lighthouse replica, as well as the ship "control room" replica. Although I will say the kids section where they had drawers with different items in it, seemed old and dirty. Still an enjoyable visit, however. Oh they also have a telescope looking out to the harbor which was nice.

  • This place used to be more affordable before now it's too expensive and you cannot climb on the boat by yourself so it's a little Limited access the guide is retired a boat captain who is volunteering there and the he's good but I don't like when I go to Museum and when they don't allow me to have freedom to go wherever I want. You're used to have a free access before

  • Fun place, but definitely geared more for adults then the younger kids. Exhibits are well done, with detailed models crafted with care, but the low level of interactive exhibits will lose the younger kids depending on that they find interesting. Other wise a well run ship that's unique within Vancouver

  • This place is small but really great. I got lucky and went on a quiet day so I had a personal tour of the St. Roch and that was super cool. I never thought a boat could have so many stories to tell. That is their major attraction but not the extent of their collection, so make sure to take a look around at everything else.

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