Alberni Valley Heritage Network

Welcome to the Maritime Discovery Centre

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 harbour.  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. Sense the raw adventure, tales of heroism and moments of mystique, grandeur and romance that tell the story of our intriguing west coast.

June 5th, 2015 - August 29th, 2015
9:00am - 5:00 pm
Seven days a week - admission by donation

Location: Port Alberni Maritime Discovery Centre 2750 Harbour Road Port Alberni, B.C., Canada

Contact: 

250-723-6164

portalbernimhs@gmail.com

FALL/WINTER HOURS TBA