The Maritime Museum is located at the old Guthrie
warehouse after it was extensively renovated by the Public Works
Department. The building is next to the replica of the Flora de
La Mar that houses The Maritime Museum. The Maritime Museum Phase
II is a modern museum incorporating computer technology and focuses
on a variety of maritime themes such as maritime life, exploration
of the oceans and seas, treasures from the sea etc.
To show the majesty of the seas and the oceans,
the inter dependence of the maritime world and Man, and the role
of the seas and oceans in Man's continuing progress.
The Maritime Museum Phase II, open to the public
on May 23 1998, was officially declared open by the Chairman of
the State Committee for Tourism, Culture and the Environment, Datuk
Poh Ah Tiam.