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For over fifty years, the Vancouver Maritime Museum has celebrated the profound significance of the ocean and waterways of the Pacific and Arctic. Located in on the waterfront in stunning Vanier Park, the Maritime Museum's featured attraction is the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1905 Ogden Ave, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1A3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed spending a couple of hours at this compact museum. Range of permanent exhibits and ship models, currently Greenpeace exhibit was there but moving on soon. Highlight was the film and then viewing of actual ship the RCMP St Roch. Amazing dedication from the crew...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tracycyclone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small museum by European standards but very informative and well set out. I particularly liked the display featuring the original S Roch ship. One of three museums visited whilst in Vancouver and for me the best, though to be fair I do have an...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank IanAitchison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to view some Maritime history. Lots of displays and interesting to hear of the St Roch adventure over the polar north. Disappointed that they gave an extensive area to the Greenpeace organization but did not give equal billing to the whaling industry so...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Kathryn1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum set on the river takes about an hour and half to explore. Note: there are no food or drink facilities. The main attraction is the epic journey taken on by nine Canadian Mounted Police in a boat called the Saint Roch. They...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Bruce2311
Reviewed July 23, 2019

We bought a combined ticket for Museum of Vancouver, the space museum and planetarium are all next to each other, which is a good value. We thought it's very interesting and great for kids

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank fosterjanelle
Reviewed July 19, 2019

Some interesting displays, but a wee bit boring. More interesting and scenic to step outside and walk the trail along the ocean.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank bkjjk
Reviewed July 6, 2019

This museum is a little less interactive than some more modern ones but there is lots of interesting info to read. Check the time for the video about the St Roch ship and the access to use restored vessel and you can time when you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Suzie P
Reviewed June 24, 2019

We loved our visit to Maritime Museum. The exhibit there is quite impressive and is definitely a must see. Pieces displayed outdoor are also very cool.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yulias_ink
Reviewed June 16, 2019

We chose to visit this museum on a rainy day. We didn´t regret it. The artifacts are interesting, the short movie about the ship as well. The best part is that yoyu can enter the ship and explore it yourself! The second part of the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Katalinka117
Reviewed May 14, 2019

If you love maritime history, this is your museum. The film about the St. Roch and the ship itself are the big attractions here; otherwise, there's not that much to see. Note that there is no on-site food vendor. If you are planning to go...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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PatGi2015
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Tuesday - Saturday: 10am-5pm*; Sunday: noon - 5pm Thursdays Nights: 5pm–8pm
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