Cowes Maritime Museum

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The museum has a small exhibition area that introduces the rich maritime history of Cowes.
The Museum has an off site archive of photographs and plans depicting yachting and the shipbuilding industry in Cowes, please make an appointment to view.

The museum is situated within Cowes Library, which also houses a collection of maritime related books.

Venue Type:

Archive, Museum

Opening hours

Mon, Tues, Fri (10.00 - 12.30 13.30pm - 17.00)
Wed, Thurs & Sun Closed
Sat 10.00-16.30

Closed: Wed,Thur, Sun
Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Admission Free

Collection details

Archives, Fine Art, Land Transport, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War

Cowes Maritime Museum
Cowes Library
Beckford Road
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight
PO31 7SG



Maritime Library Isle of Wight Heritage Librarian


01983 293394

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