• Cowichan Bay Maritime Center

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    1761 Cowichan Bay Road
    Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N0
    (250) 746-4955
    Hours:
    Summer: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 7 days a week
    Fall, Winter, Spring: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday - Sunday
    • About

      The Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre is operated by the Cowichan Wooden Boat Society which has as its mission the preservation of, for present and future generations, the maritime heritage of our coast and the culture of wooden boats. The Maritime Centre can be described as a “living museum”. In addition to the historical exhibits and displays, the facility boasts a full workshop, a fleet of row boats, a marine library of over 2,000 books, an active marine ways and a children's boat building booth.

    • Directions

      45 minutes from Nanaimo or Victoria, BC, off the TransCanada Highway.