Welcome to the Maritime Discovery Centre

Check out our Website at https://www.portalbernimaritimeheritage.ca/ 

Experience the rich maritime history of the Alberni Valley, Alberni Inlet, Barkley Sound and Vancouver Island's rugged west coast . . .

Port Alberni's Maritime Discovery Centre, constructed from an actual coastal lighthouse, is a unique maritime museum, situated on the waterfront adjacent to the city's deep-sea harbor.  With its companion Hutcheson Gallery, this museum is dedicated to exhibiting and interpreting our fascinating cultural, environmental and industrial maritime history. 

This attraction is a must see for all who visit the Alberni Valley. It is both an educational and a fun, hands-on experience for all ages. Containing tales of raw adventure, of heroism and moments of mystique, grandeur, and romance that tell the story of our intriguing west coast.

See https://www.portalbernimaritimeheritage.ca/  for updated hours
Admission by donation