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Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre

Confirmed: Feb. 27, 2019 (Awaiting Update)
other sites:
1761 Cowichan Bay Road Cowichan Bay BC map
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Administrative/Mailing Address
P.O. Box 22

Contact Details

Mel Robinson

Booking Contact

Mel Robinson

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, and an active marine ways. Individual and family memberships are available at reasonable rates and provide full access to these and a number of other benefits that are suitable for all ages. Boat building courses are offered through the year as well as workshops on all things nautical. The Society also sponsors regular fundraising events with a nautical theme at the Museum. To find out more about the Cowichan Bay Maritime Centre, visit

Venue Specs

Venue FormatMulti-Purpose / Hall
Liquor LicenseNone, All Ages or Provide your own
Capacity Notes/DetailsThe beautiful mezzanine level of the main museum building features a gas fireplace, casual seating, dining tables/chairs, large TV monitor with computer connection and a small well-equipped kitchen.
Has StageNo
Rentable / Hosts Outside EventsYes
Has Sound / LightingNo
Wheelchair Accessible?Yes

Listed Under:
Heritage >> Museum / Archive
Heritage >> Heritage Landscape
Venues >> Community / Rec Centre
Venues >> Music Venue

Listing last confirmed: Feb. 27, 2019


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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division