Bayly Chart Collection

Bayly Chart Collection

Collections Spotlight The Bayly chart collection is connected to a dramatic chapter in the story of Captain James Cook, an important figure in colonial Canadian history. Cook was an English explorer who sailed in the Pacific and even attempted the west-east traverse...
What Can Travel Posters Teach Us?

What Can Travel Posters Teach Us?

Lessons from the past Understanding the past helps us navigate the present and the future. The past is there all the time, waiting for us to discover the lessons it holds. Our latest feature exhibition, Speed and Splendour: By Sea to Asia, has interesting lessons to...
Well, I Met These Guys

Well, I Met These Guys

We are thrilled to share a guest post by maritime author Vickie Jensen.  How I Came to Write Deep, Dark and Dangerous – The Story of British Columbia’s World-class Undersea Tech Industry Misbehaving kids often get asked “Why did you do that?” by a stern parent or...