Vancouver Maritime Museum, Vancouver, British Columbia
1502 Duranleau, Vancouver, British Columbia| Map |
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The Vancouver Maritime Museum is a museum devoted to presenting the maritime history of Vancouver and the Canadian Arctic. The main exhibit is the St. Roch, an historic arctic exploration vessel used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The museum also has a Children's Maritime Discovery Centre, extensive galleries of model ships, a recreation of the forecastle of Vancouver's ship Discovery, an extensive collection of maritime art and a large library and archives.
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At first I was very hesitant and reluctant to come here but after finally giving in to my boyfriend really, REALLY wanting to come here, I said yes. The museum was delightful and surprisingly was not boring and totally cool. Everything opposite of what I'd imagined! The tour begins with a short video (that also incorporate Inuits!) and a self walking tour of the St. Roch. After viewing the short video, I really appreciated the boat so much more, just because of the history and perils she endured. The museum is also very culturally open and sensitive to the local indigenous population and the Inuit culture and First Nations/American Indians as well. The Ainu (Inu) who hail from Japan was also mentioned in one...
This museum features the final moorage of the RCMP schooner, St. Roch, which is best known for its dangerous west to east voyage through the treacherous Northwest Passage. Exhibits include an extensive collection...