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Vancouver Maritime Museum

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Education & Literacy

Location

1905 Ogden AvenueVancouver, British Columbia V6J 1A3Canada Canada

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Vancouver Maritime Museum celebrates the profound significance of the ocean and waterways of the Pacific and Arctic, through the preservation and growth of our extraordinary collection, and as a centre for dialogue, research and experience.

Description

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is located within Vanier Park just west of False Creek on the Vancouver waterfront. The main exhibit is the St. Roch, an historic arctic exploration vessel used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The museum also has extensive galleries of model ships, including a particularly fine bone model of the French warship Vengeur du Peuple which was built around 1800 by French prisoners of war, a Children's Maritime Discovery Centre, a recreation of the fo'c'sle (forecastle) of Vancouver's ship Discovery, an extensive collection of maritime art, and a large library and archives.

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