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Cowichan Wooden Boat Society

1761 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-746-4955
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Charming

For a nominal sum [recommended $5] you are able to stroll back in time to the wooden boat era. Some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sahali
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Victoria, Canada
History of. Boats

A nice stroll through the dock to see the various boat displays. Charming museum showing the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anmore1115
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Vancouver, British Columbia
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1761 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 250-746-4955
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For a nominal sum [recommended $5] you are able to stroll back in time to the wooden boat era. Some are being restored on premises. There is also an interesting display of old outboard motors. The museum is incorporated onto the wharf so it's a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice stroll through the dock to see the various boat displays. Charming museum showing the history of boats. Great place to visit for boat enthusiasts.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you're not interested in wooden boats, you will be when you visit this charming little museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding museum with numerous displays including many boat models. Knowledgeable staff to talk to. Recommended donation $5 helps with needed projects

Reviewed 12 June 2017

this place is amazing, for boaties who remember and love old outboards and traditionally build boats, this place is heaven. the walk though coved areas of exhibits is very well done and you could spend hours drooling over it,

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Our local Cowichan Newcomers came here for a function where we rented out their upstairs for a get-together. It was a fun place to come and very interesting.

Reviewed 7 December 2016

When we lived in Cowichan Bay we came to the CWBS with our kids on a regular basis. Every time they were very eager to build their own little wooden boat and as parents we were just as excited watching or helping them create yet...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

Historic and hand carved wooden boats on display just steps from Ocean Ecotours Whale Watching! Another Vancouver Islan MUST SEE!

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was there recently with a business associate and he was very impressed with both the facility and the openness of the facility manager. Highly recommended as the kind of facility that very few locations in North America can compete with.

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Really a well done location. Excellent displays and wonderful stories of the history of the area, its mariners.

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380maxinel
2 August 2015
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Response from Debra W | Reviewed this property
Hi, I'm pretty sure it is open daily in the summer. Probably 9 or 10 to 5. Enjoy
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