Thursday- Monday: 12pm – 4pm
Closed: Tuesday and Wednesday
Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
The Museum is located at the Channel Islands Harbor
at 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard 93035
Seniors and Active Military $5.00
College Students (with ID) $5.00
Youth/Children under 18 Free
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum aims to provide a friendly, accessible environment for all our visitors and the widest possible access to its buildings, exhibitions, and collections. All exhibits are placed for wheelchair and walker access. CIMM also provides handicapped parking in front of the Museum. There is an elevator that provides access to the Upper Deck and temporary exhibits. If other special accommodations are needed, please call the office 805.984.6260 (Monday-Friday 9:00 – 5:00).
MUSEUMS FOR ALL
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is proud to partner with Museums for All and is now offering discounted pricing for anyone presenting an EBT card, SNAP benefits, or receiving food assistance in the United States. CIMM offers a reduced admission of $2.00 per person (ages 6 +) to visitors presenting their EBT card (children under 6 are still free). This reduced rate is available during all normal operating hours to up to four individuals per EBT card. Families must present a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID.
BLUE STAR MUSEUMS
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. From Armed Forces Day through Labor Day, Blue Star Museums offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve.
FREE THIRD THURSDAYS
The museum is free on the third Thursday of every month, sponsored by Edison International. Thank you to Edison International for its continuing support of the Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s Free Third Thursday! (Note: Groups and school groups are not accepted on Free Third Thursdays).
The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association℠ has 822 member institutions, and CIMM is one of them! With a CIMM Lieutenant level membership and above, simply present your current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification to any participating NARM institution to receive: free/member admission during regular museum hours, member discounts at museum shops, and discounts on concert/lecture tickets* Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with the accepted NARM identification. Family memberships are determined by each participating institution and it is recommended that you contact the institution you plan to visit prior to visiting to avoid any confusion. *Note that some institutions restrict benefits. Contact the institution you plan to visit for more information.
Thank you for observing and following museum rules during your visit.
No food or drink in the galleries.
Mobile devices and photography:
Visitors may use mobile devices to take still photographs, but video, panorama, and other digital documentation may be restricted in some galleries.
No flash photography is permitted.
Disruptive cell phone conversations are also discouraged.
Photography is permitted in the Museum galleries unless otherwise noted. Videotaping and tripods are prohibited.
No touching artwork and artifacts unless there is a sign saying you may do so.
Please monitor children at all times for their safety and the safety of other visitors and the collection.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Word on the Street
"My family visited the museum for the first time today. Our visit was exceptional made due to the friendly greeting when we first walked into the museum. Then we were taken through time by the friendly and knowledgeable Klaus H. It was an educational adventure. Thank you! We will visit again."
"Loved our experience at the Maritime Museum! The staff are friendly and welcoming, they offer to tour you around or let you peruse on your own. When we had a question about the model ships, Mary was very knowledgeable and informative. Downstairs is various paintings and models; upstairs is more informative and hosts art exhibits. I highly recommend this cute spot to know more of the history and appreciate the artwork from the past! (And do ask the staff questions, they love sharing facts and history!)."
"We loved this sweet museum with a lovely collection of nautical artwork, both historic and recent, as well as many displays of model ships. We had a great docent who talked to us about some of the highlights and piqued our interest. Would definitely recommend!"
"This is such a jewel of a museum. Recommend you visit, so well organized, a great maritime experience."