Cowes Maritime Museum
Museum type :
Art and History

Established in :
1844

Holidays :
Thur & Sunday

Visiting Hours :
Mon-Wed Fri & Sat 0930-1630

Contact No :
01983 823433

Location :
Isle of Wight, England , United Kingdom

Display Objects :

The museum has a small exhibition area that currently displays model boats from the Maritime Collection.

The Museum has an extensive photographic and paper archive depicting yachting and the shipbuilding industry in Cowes, which is accessible by appointment only.




Description :

  • Models, paintings and an extensive photographic archive illustrate the former shipbuilding industry which serviced the navy with vessels for several centuries.

  • Also a collection of boats have been representing the modern yacht building industry, including Prince Philip's 'Cowslip'.