Welcome to the Maritime Museum of BC's virtual exhibits!

You can browse the collections and exhibits through the menu to the left. 

We are currently accepting story contributions to the Collection "COVID-19: How B.C. Maritime Communities are Responding to the Pandemic". To contribute your story, please go to the "Contribute" button in the menu. Please note that any files added to the site will need to be 2MB or under in size in order to be accepted by the site. Videos will work best in mp4 format. If you have a file that is larger than 2MB, or are having any issues with the Contribute page, feel free to email us your story and files to info@mmbc.bc.ca and we can post them for you. You can browse all contributions by going to "Browse Collections" and selecting the "COVID-19" Collection. 

We also invite you to comment on the images and collection items on this site. You can do this by clicking "Browse Items" on the menu to the left. You can comment on specific items by going directly to the item page. 

We are contiuing to add more collections and exhibits to this site. Please continue to check back regularly for more content!

These virtual exhibits are available free of charge. As a registered charity, the Maritime Musuem of BC does accept donations. If you've enjoyed the content on this site, please consider making a donation today.

Recently Added Items

World's Largest Log Barge Discharging Cargo in Twenty-Seven Minutes. - by Edward Goodall

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Large flat decked vessel with logs on the deck. It appears to be capsizing but is in fact unloading its cargo of logs. Land can be seen in the…

Vancouver’s Discovery - by E.M. Chadwick

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Large sailing vessel in rough sees viewed from the bow. All sails appear to be unfurled. Figures can be seen on the deck. The vessel appears to be in…

Trekka Under Twin Sails - by Alan Lester

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Stern view of the sailing vessel Trekka with twin sails open. Other sails appear to be furled. The sky looks cloudy and the seas rough. It is painted…