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Maritime Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Olde Coast

Finally made it to this Maritime Museum of the Pacific Coast. For me it was a walk down my history... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Susan012014
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Bowser, Canada
Good place to learn

Myself and my family spent a couple hours here. Exhibits were great and there was a guide if you... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
bernieb526
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Athabasca, Canada
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The Campbell River Maritime Heritage Centre is home to the historic BCP45 seine fishing boat. The boat was pictured on the Canadian five dollar bill from 1972 to 1986. She was brought to the centre in 2002 and was restored on site by a crew of...more
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621 Island Highway, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Finally made it to this Maritime Museum of the Pacific Coast. For me it was a walk down my history timeline as I am a West Coast native. Born & Bred. Scenes from my youth confronted me at every turn. After all, I was raised...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan012014
Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

We are pleased were able to visit and hope you enjoyed the exhibits. We are happy to have been on your list of things to see!

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Myself and my family spent a couple hours here. Exhibits were great and there was a guide if you wanted to go on the boat. The guide was very knowledgeable. Lots of interesting stuff to see about the local history.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for visiting and bringing in your family. We are always pleased to hear that guests have learned something here and that it was time well spent.

Reviewed August 23, 2018

Excellent quide. Wonder old restored boats and motors. A must see in Cambell River. Many pictures, artifacts, and bits s and peices about life around Cambell River

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard A
Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Thank you so much! We do have some wonderful artifacts here that you definitely won't find anywhere else! We appreciate your kind comments and are so pleased you decided to visit!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

The share amount if volunteer hours that have gone into this project have no equal. An interesting few hours can be spent here. Also this location offers.large rental space for many activities.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to visit us and for your kind comments. You are correct, the project was entirely volunteer driven and in all aspects of construction and restoration, a massive amount of volunteer time was logged.

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

It wasn’t until I was on the BCP45 and saw the old $5.00 bill on display in the galley that I learned the boat I was on was the boat on the old $5.00 bill from my childhood. My young nephew had a great time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your tour with Ted. He is a long time volunteer here at the Centre and is very knowledgeable. We are sorry your nephew had some difficulty viewing our displays. This is something we will have to look into for future...More

Reviewed July 5, 2018

I have already written it. I am having a lot of trouble and I am trying to get out of this. Goodby and au revoir.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Spent a short time here attending a wedding. Had some interesting exhibits and facts. Good to bring kids to learn a bit of local history.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you for visiting. Our tour guides are a wealth of information about all of the artifacts we house.

Reviewed June 21, 2018

expected to be bored but turned out to be a fabulous visit. Very interesting, our guide Bill was wonderful. Definitely recommend visiting this centre.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

We are so pleased you decided to give us a chance! Thank you for visiting, and we hope to see you again.

Reviewed May 17, 2018

Local recent history wonderfully displayed. Absolutely incredible work done by volunteers to rebuild this ship which is a piece of Canadian history. Beautiful setting and excellent tour guides

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank William C
Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

Many thanks for visiting our museum. Our tour guides are fantastic, and I am happy you had the opportunity to take a tour with one of them.

Reviewed April 17, 2018

A nice little maritime museum with beautiful pieces. The boat is amazing. You can go inside the boat, see the cabins, the engine room. Our guide was great.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Katrina C, Manager at Maritime Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed your tour. We are very proud of the BCP45 and love to show her off to our visitors! Thank you for visiting.

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