VMM Outdoors

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Discover Outdoor Artifacts

Explore the shores of Vanier Park


Scattered around the Vancouver Maritime Museum there are many treasures to be found. Come check out the relics of the exploration of the Pacific Coast, from anchors to submarines.

In front of the museum you’ll find a giant sandstone column, rescued in 1987 from the Zephyr a ship that sank over a century ago. Nearby you’ll find the boiler from the famous steamship, the Beaver. Finally, take a stroll around the Ben Franklin, a submarine that was used by NASA to study human interactions in confined spaces.

Explore our outdoor learning guide and immerse yourself in nautical knowledge.

Sandstone Column
Beaver Boiler
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