Cowes Maritime Museum

Venue information

Cowes Library
Beckford Road
Isle of Wight
PO31 7SG
01983 823433

The Museum displays a selection of objects and images which help to tell the story of Cowes and its important maritime heritage.

You can see Uffa Fox’s dinghy, Avenger and models of vessels built by J. Samuel White & Co Ltd of Cowes. Entrance to Cowes Maritime Museum is free of charge.

The Museum has an extensive photographic and paper archive depicting yachting and the shipbuilding industry in Cowes. The reserve collection is held within the museum store and is accessible by appointment only.

If you require more information about the archive collection of Cowes Maritime Museum please contact the Curator of Human History by using the telephone number listed.

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

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