Something For Everyone
Explore masterpiece seascape paintings by Dutch, English, and French artists from 1600 to 1850, as well as world-class ship models from the same time period.
Edward Marple was one of the finest ship model makers to have ever lived. The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is honored to display Edward Marple's life's work.
NELSON & TRAFALGAR
This exhibit tells the story of Admiral Lord Nelson and the famous Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
SAILORS AND PRISONERS
This exhibit features Prisoner of War Bone Models from the Napoleonic Wars, the era covering 1790 to 1815, created by French sailors who were captured by the British and imprisoned in England.
This gallery celebrates and examines the maritime world of Ancient Asia, including China, Korea, and the Middle East.
See ships evolve from the American Revolution to the American Civil War. Join the epic adventures of fishermen sailing on the North Atlantic, and visit the sleepy lumber ship docks of the North West.
PORT OF HUENEME
A fact-filled and interactive display of the Port of Hueneme, the largest commercial port between Los Angeles and San Francisco.
AGE OF EXPLORATION
Learn about explorers from around the globe and throughout history.
Immerse yourself in the Museum's Whale Hall to learn about these magnificent creatures.
SHIPWRECKS OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS
Explore lived-experience stories and artifacts from the iconic shipwreck of the California Coast, La Jenelle.
THE CHUMASH: A MARITIME PEOPLE
By 500 B.C., a seafaring civilization, known to us as the Chumash, prospered on the coast of the Santa Barbara Channel, with villages stretching from present-day Malibu to Pasos Robles. From birth to death, reverence and connection with the natural world -- particularly the sea -- tied the many distinct tribes of the Chumash together.
BRENDA & GARY FARR GALLERY
Changing four to six times annually, this gallery highlights fascinating aspects of maritime culture and features local and visiting artists. Check out our upcoming exhibits for details!