Ladysmith has a proud and exciting marine history. A floating museum shares a maritime history with authentic artifacts and nautical displays. The Rainbow’s 16-foot skiff dinghy, dating back to 1898, is showcased in the Museum.
The Maritime Museum is located in a blue boat sheds on the main dock and is open daily, 10 am – 2 pm, during the warm months.
On the southeast side of the Welcome Centre, you’ll find another large blue boatshed named the Bill Adair Heritage Boathouse. Here you’ll find the Saravan, a local 1938 restored tug boat.