Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver

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Chart the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic at Vancouver Maritime Museum. Established in 1959, the museum exhibits the majestic St Roch, an arctic exploration vessel once used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and now a National Historic Site inviting you to climb aboard and explore decks and cabins steeped in rich naval history. Voyage through an extensive collection of model ships, maritime art and nautical artefacts scattered across the museum's impressive displays. Outside, a NASA underwater research vessel and the boiler of the first steamship in the Pacific Northwest wait to be discovered. Pop into the gift shop, packed full of unique model ship kits for you to try your hand at. To visit Vancouver Maritime Museum on your trip to Vancouver, use our Vancouver online trip maker .
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  • Canadian Maritime History Museum. From the age of the great voyage to the recent years, the contents of the game were organized, and i was able to know the history of this country, which was deeply connected to the sea.
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  • 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 viewi...  more »
  • 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 fo...  more »
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  • Great place for kids or adults. I spent 2 hours there and didn't have time to visit everything. The guided tour of the ship was really interesting time, when I learned a lot about Arctic exploration.
  • We love this museum so much my almost 9 year old son has requested to visit it for his birthday next week. I love that my children can explore in this museum and learn.
  • Uniquely interesting place with beautiful architecture. Very kid friendly. Exploring the boats, the children’s play section, and the docks were highlights. Very hands-on. Small but worth the visit.
  • Greeting to the ship's tour guide. He is like Popeye the sailor man, with his warm smile.
  • Good for what it is, just be aware it's not very large. I liked the models, the boat, and features, it's actually quite a good stop, and for most people worth the stop. I'm glad I came, and it would be 5 stars if it were even bigger. As is, maybe a 1 hr stop or so for most people.
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