Telephone: +1 403 242 0002Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 13:00-17:00, Saturday - Sunday and Holidays 10:00-18:00; Closed Christmas and New Years Day.
The second largest naval museum in Canada.
Telephone: +1 604 257 8300
Telefax: +1 604 737 2621.
WWW: Vancouver Maritime Museum.
Opening hours: daily 10:00-17:00; Closed Mondays in the winter.
Telephone: +1 604 363 4395
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00.
The museum includes an archive and a library.
Telephone: +1 250 385 4222
Opening hours: Daily 09:30-16:30; Closed Christmas Day.
The museum, which is housed in a building dating from 1899, houses the largest collection of ship models in Canada.
Telephone: +1 204 943 7745
E-mail: Claude Rivard
Opening hours: May - October, Sunday 14:00-16:00.
Opening hours: July-August: Monday-Friday 09:00-16:30, Saturday-Sunday 10:00-18:00; September-June: Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00, Saturday-Sunday 09:00-17:00; Closed on holidays.
The museum, which was opened in 1971, exhibits shipmodels, images and artifacts relating to the Grand Banks fishing schooners.
Telephone: +1 902 424 7490
Telefax: +1 902 424 0612
Opening hours: October 16—May 31, Wednesday-Saturday 09:30-17:00, Sunday 13:00-17:00, Tuesday 09:30-20:00; June 1 — October 15, Monday, & Wednesday-Saturday, 09:30-17:30. Tuesday, 09:30-20:00. Sunday, 13:00-17:30. Closed Mondays and January 1 and April 2. Library open Monday-Friday 10:00-16:30 (by appointment).
Details both Military and Civil Naval Transportation. Excellent collection of small boats. Memorabilia from the SS Mont Blanc, a munitions ship that exploded in 1917 and wiped out downtown Halifax. Also artifacts from Titanic - some of the victims were buried in Halifax.
Telephone: +1 902 634 4794
Opening hours: June 1 - October 15, daily 09:30-17:30, except Thursday
October 16 - May 31, Monday - Friday, 08:30-16:30.
Open June 1 — October 15.
Home of the 19th. century shipbuilder W.D. Lawrence. Ship-models, ship portraits, shipbuilding tools, etc are exhibited.
Telephone: +1 902 875 3219.Opening hours: June 15 - September 15, 09:30-17:30.
Telephone: +1 902 889 2053
Opening hours: June 1 - October 15, Monday-Saturday 09:30-17:30, Sunday 13:00-17:30.
Telephone: +1 613 542 2261
Telefax: +1 613 542 0043
Opening hours: daily 10:00-17:00 during April-December; Monday-Friday 10:00-16:00 during January-March.
Museum ship: Alexander Henry (1958). Icebreaker used as a bed and breakfast.
Collection contains artifacts representative of those used aboard sailing, steam and small craft on the Great Lakes; the library contains 8000 titles covering most aspects of Canadian marine activities; design drawings, shipyards, builders plans (30.000 items); private and corporate papers, cinematic, video and audio tapes; database of 4500 ships registered at ports on the Great Lakes mostly from the 19th century. Library and Archive accessible after appointment.
The catalogues of the Library and Archive are also available through telnet access.
Telephone: +1 416 314 9755
Opening hours: daily 10:00-19:00 from mid-May to Labour Day.
The ship saw limited service in WWII and the Korean war. Her guns are used in the annual Toronta Symphony Orchestra concert of the 1812 Overture as well as for firing a noon-day shot.
Telephone: +1 416 392 1765
Telefax: +1 416 392 1767
Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 09:30-17:00; Sunday and Holidays, 12:00-17:00; Closed Mondays, Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday.
Attached to the museum is the steam tug Ned Hanlan (1932).
The museum which is operated by Toronto Historical Board was founded in 1959. It is housed in the former Officers' Quarters of Stanley Barracks dating from 1841. The collection which focuses on the waterways of central Canada, the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence waterways, includes a number of small watercraft.
The library which is available by appointment has collection of 1300 volumes of printed books.
Telephone: +1 418 247 5001/2496
Opening hours: Winter (October 12 to May 16), Tuesday - Friday 10:00-16:00. Summer [?].
The Bernier Maritime Museum, which was founded in 1968, is located in a convent built in 1877 and named for Captain Joseph-Elzéar Bernier, Arctic navigator and native son.
The museum illustrates the history of navigation of the St Lawrence River. Several vessels are on display, including the icebreaker Ernest Lapointe and the experimental hydrofoil HMCS Bras d’Or 400.
Telephone: +1 418 694 5387
Opening hours: June 24 - August 31, Wednesday - Friday 13:00-17:00, Saturday - Sunday 11:00-17:00; September 1 - June 23, Tuesday - Friday 13:00-16:00.
Dedicated entirely to the sinking of the R.M.S. Empress of Ireland after a collision with another ship on May 29th 1914 in front of Pointe-au-Père with the loss of 1012 lives.
Updated 2000-06-09 by Lars Bruzelius
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