Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre, Duncan

#4 of 13 in Museums in Cowichan Valley Regional District
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
From a condemned fuel loading dock to a museum, the pier now houses "Galleries" rich in maritime history. It's all here in the quaint seaside village of Cowichan Bay, British Columbia.

With a reputation for excellence, the Maritime Centre offers hands on courses in traditional boat building techniques and restoration. Skillfully hand-crafted models of historic ships are housed in the museum at the end of the pier. Activities are for any age, sea-farer or land-lubber alike. JOIN US in celebrating our history. . . become a member, volunteer or simply participate!
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  • This is a great find.. if you like boats and engines , then it's a must see. The staff are just great, the items on display are wonderful. I could go back again and again. Free entry ,, but please...  more »
  • There is a great deal to learn and do at this Maritime Centre. It is not rushed or frantic just laid back enjoyable. Visits are by donation so be generous.  more »
  • A great little spot. A beautiful pier out amongst the sail boats
  • We are highly recommend the Cowichan Bay Maritime Center, the location by self is so nice and on top you can see and learn a lot about the area and with how much love the people here restorated all this maritime stuff. Enjoy!
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