Rental Information

The Vancouver Maritime Museum is a spectacular setting with one of the best views in town.

Perfect for a ceremony, reception or dinner venue, corporate events and special occasions. 

We offer exceptional rental spaces for great value, as well as discounted rates for registered non-profit organizations. The museum is available for daytime and evening rentals. We encourage you to contact us to schedule a site visit, and we look forward to helping you with your next event. 

For information on rates and availability call 604-257-8310 or email

Venue Spaces

J. Torben Karlshoej Gallery 


780 square feet

Quiet and comfortable, the Teekay Gallery is a multi-purpose, private space with many seating possibilities. A bright, spacious lobby serves as the entrance to the Teekay Gallery.

  • Lecture Style: 85 people
  • Boardroom Style: 30 people
  • Cocktails: 100 people
  • Formal dinner: 64 people

Explorers Gallery

1140 square feet
Large, bright and open space, perfect for cocktail reception.

  • Cocktails: 60 people
  • Formal dinner: 30 people


1700 square feet
Dramatic open-air terrace overlooking English Bay, suitable for receptions, weddings, BBQ’s and parties.

  • Cocktails: 150 people
  • Formal dinner: 130 people

Entire Museum 

  • Cocktails: 250 people 
  • Formal dinner (inside & out, using the TK Gallery): 130 people

Facility Features

  • North-facing with a stunning view of English Bay
  • Large window and high ceilings
  • Kitchen with fridge and sink included with rental of Teekay Gallery
  • Outside terrace with unobstructed view
  • Ample parking available at the Maritime Museum parking lot


You are most welcome to use your own catering service, however, if you would prefer we would happy to recommend catering services we have used to make sure all your dining needs are met.


The Vancouver Maritime Museum is well equipped with lighting, sound and audiovisual equipment. Rental fees include set up and strike of 100 chairs and 12 tables.

Audio-visual equipment with built-in speaker system compatible with iPod, laptop, CD player
TV with DVD and VCR. There is a large screen and a projector. Flip charts and portable bar unit also availible

Contact us for more information

Looking for looking for a unique venue? Want more information about size, capacity, or venue options? We'd love to hear from you. 

604-257-8310 or email